The brain-computer interface will be tested in a six-year trial in patients with quadriplegia.
It’s not just fun: DNA origami has the potential to revolutionize engineering at the nanoscopic scale.
The first human trial of base editing delivered strong results along with some safety concerns.
Artificial intelligence can forecast the behavior of viruses and quickly make vaccines to thwart them.
A cure may be on the horizon.
AI was key to making Moderna's COVID mRNA vaccine. Its role in mRNA therapeutics will rapidly grow in the coming years.
It temporarily puts the immune system on high alert to prevent MRSA, pneumonia, and other infections in the hospital.
You can’t farm spiders — but putting spider genes into silkworms works even better.
The potential benefits of returning the thylacine to Australia make the project worth the effort.
Undeterred by years of failure, Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman proved that mRNA is the future of vaccines.
CRISPR, stem cells, and even cancer drugs are helping shape an AIDS-free future.
Subtle clues emerge ahead of the attack via changes in scent.
The brain implant lets her talk four times faster than the previous record.
"They decreased their drinking to the point that it was so low we didn’t record a blood-alcohol level."
AI is helping us replace petrochemicals with natural enzymes.
Ethicist and doctor Simon Whitney argues that society's overly cautious approach to medical research is blocking breakthroughs.
Someday, scientists could use stem cells to guide the development of synthetic organs for patients awaiting transplants.
From the laying out of the body plan to the organization and functioning of our nervous system, cells rule gene expression and make us who and what we are.
Retatrutide, Eli Lilly's innovative "triple g" drug, is setting new standards in the fight against obesity.
Particles behave differently when freed from the force of gravity. A new space factory aims to use this to synthesize pharmaceuticals.
"The only options left were experimental approaches in clinical trials."
From gene expression to protein design, large language models are creating a suite of powerful genomic tools.
Tardigrades can completely dehydrate and later rehydrate themselves, a survival trick that scientists are harnessing to preserve medicines in hot temperatures.