And build hope for people with visual impairments. Newcastle University researchers have devised a groundbreaking experimental technique that could help millions on the corneal transplant waiting list.
How cells engineered to make everything from medicine to perfume will change the way we see our world
• Synthetic biology, or the ability to use a cell to produce something beyond its intended purpose, is starting to have a bigger impact in our day-to-day lives, whether we realize it or not.• As funding
Massive crayfish that didn't exist 25 years ago are capable of cloning themselves — and it's terrifying scientists
• A crayfish capable of cloning itself is taking over European countries — and the European Union has banned its transport, production, and release, reports The New York Times.• The female-only population
It has been a brutal year in the search for a treatment for Alzheimer’s — here’s where researchers are looking now
The latest failure came in September, when Axovant said it failed a key late-stage trial for its drug, intepirdine. Alzheimer's affects more than 5 million Americans, a number that's expected to balloon
The most respected medical journal in the US just eviscerated a drug that's cost taxpayers over $1 billion
A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine poses a really important question to lawmakers and taxpayers alike. Over the past five years, why has the US government spent $1 billion on a drug that no
Scientists are exposing lunar samples from the Apollo missions in order to peer deep into our lonely satellite’s past. In the 1970s, scientists subjected newly arrived samples of moon rocks to a barrage
You could clean up toxic waste with the same organisms you use in bread. Environmental scientists dream of eliminating pollution with natural resources, but that's tricky when it comes to heavy metals.