From chimp to chip
Opposite-sex partners: can't live with 'em, can't evolve without 'em
The concept for Pap smears has been around for almost 100 years. Now a new test could replace it as a first-line screen for cervical cancer, but not everyone agrees that's a good idea.
Artificial skin and livers promise to spare the lives of lab rats
Worst Science Jobs II: Number 3
A zap of electricity can make E. coli swim
The ability to reprogram the immune system is one of the most sought-after goals in medicine. Now researchers are closer than ever to pulling it off in patients with Type 1 diabetes, one of whom happens to be our correspondent
A government bioethics commission says yes, but only under certain circumstances.
There may be a lot more biological diversity on Earth than meets the eye.
A desktop instrument can analyze genetic variations in blood samples within hours
The test could be approved for sale later this year
Hopefully, they'll also use it to probe the underlying brain chemistry behind severe depression and several other mental disorders.
At McKinley Climate Lab, researchers create fearsome weather to test cars and planes.
It's time to think about who has your data.