A research team from the University of Texas at Austin have developed a new type of soil that can extract water straight from the air.
Researchers at MIT, MGH, and Harvard are now working on strategies for designing a universal flu vaccine, that could work against any flu strain.
A new research project, from the University of Washington, has found a way to use moths as potential couriers for tiny electronic packages.
Personalized medicine can play a big role in shaping a new healthcare model in MENA based on disease prevention - and this could bring significant benefits.
Genomics is emerging as a key source of data in healthcare. The benefits could be enormous, but we need to have a public debate about the risks and rewards.
There has never been a more important time to start a public conversation about genomics. Could a global PR campaign help to demystify this technology?
Some universities are using their research facilities to help find a COVID-19 vaccine, while others are offering unused space and equipment to treat patients.
The race is on to find a vaccine for COVID-19, but the process is complex and expensive. Here's what to know about how they're made and how long it takes.
Originally, scientists believed the virus may have developed in bats and later pangolins. However, genomic comparisons suggest that the SARS-Cov-2 virus is the result of a recombination b...
Hundreds of millions of people around the world live with debilitating conditions for which there are currently no effective treatments.
A new method for storing, producing and preserving medicine has the potential to transform health care delivery.
A prosthetic allows the jellyfish to swim three times faster. When combined with sensors, they could measure ocean conditions such as temperature, salinity, acidity, oxygen levels, nutrie...
Engineers at Caltech and Stanford University have developed a tiny, non-invasive prosthetic that helps jellyfish to swim faster and more efficiently.
How will biotechnology transform our approach to human health? Scientists from the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council share key insights.
This report, endorsed by an international expert Working Group, recommends a global system to expand synthetic DNA screening practices by developing an international, cost-effective, and ...