A golden age of neuroscience in the last decade has given us hope of banishing degenerative brain diseases and mental illness for good.
The combination of synthetic biology with AI and automation means the risk of bioterrorism is growing rapidly.
This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to the coolest way to capture images of life’s molecular machinery – Cryo-Electron Microscopy.
A new era has arrived, one where we can harness biological organisms to create consumer materials that grow themselves.
A new technology can clone thousands of genes at once and compile libraries of proteins from DNA samples, potentially speeding up the search for new drugs.
Biological systems in the Amazon are the result of millions of years of evolution. Emulating its natural processes could give rise to a myriad of urgently needed sustainable technologies.
Machines that don’t just see, but sense and interact with the environment around them, could end blindness and help us to build accident-free autonomous vehicles.
Cell-engineering is creating a new generation of therapies to target intractable diseases, including cancer.
A new study suggests humans may be able to have healthy offspring in space.
Research shows that when we walk or move, we create kinetic energy in a way that is unique to each of us.
Harvard scientists are beginning to provide answers to one of the thorniest questions in psychology: How do we think?
Scientists have just discovered massive amounts of a rare metal called tellurium, a key element in cutting-edge solar technology.
Scientists have created an artificial synapse to help computers better recreate the way the human brain processes information.
Many of the human proteins or other molecules present in your cells and encoded in your DNA contain viruses.
Researchers may have found a way to halt the development of both type 2 diabetes and obesity in humans using a recently discovered protein.