How will biotechnology transform our approach to human health? Scientists from the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council share key insights.
From the bottom of the sea, to the desert, scientists are looking for antibiotics and anticancer drugs in the most unlikely places.
Harnessing medical data can, and will, improve healthcare, writes GE Healthcare President and CEO Kieran Murphy in the Global Innovation Index 2019.
Tuberculosis kills 1.8 million people each year, and has 28 drugs used to treat it. When combined, there are over 24,000 three to four drug combinations.
Researchers have created new soft robots that operate at high speed using stored elastic energy, taking their inspiration from chameleons.
From limitless spider silk to vaccines, biofoundries take advantage of nature's incredible capacity for building.
3D printing may have serious medical uses if this heart, as claimed, is fully functional - scientists have said the aim is to make it compatible with humans. It could also have cardio-tox...
Smart materials change properties in response to specific DNA sequences; could be used in a variety of devices.
A new artificial intelligence system could help pathologists read biopsies more accurately, and lead to better detection and diagnosis of breast cancer, researchers say.
Until direct-to-consumer genetic testing is more strongly regulated, then dipping into your DNA will continue to have unintended consequences
Machine learning algorithms can accurately assess the capabilities of neurosurgeons during virtual surgery before they step into an actual operating room, a new study shows.
An eight-year-old girl in the US has become the youngest person in the country to receive a bionic arm. And her family say it’s making a big difference.
People suffering from tetraplegia now have hope of regaining function in their limbs, after successful research into nerve transfers.
Self-assembling materials can form patterns that might be useful in optical devices.
New research shows it’s possible to store image files in solutions of common biological small molecules.