Here's something that might sound strange: There are companies now that print and sell DNA. This trend — which uses the term "print" in the sense of making a bunch of copies speedily — is making particular
Following on from Nigel Farage’s claims that anti-discrimination laws are no longer needed in the UK, concerns about antibiotic resistance and investment in healthcare have been dismissed as irrelevant
Roche, the world’s largest maker of cancer drugs, is spending $1.03 billion to buy a 56.3% stake in Cambridge, Mass.-based Foundation Medicine, a company that uses genetics to help select drugs for cancer
Scientists have made primitive forms of artificial sperm and eggs in a medical feat that could transform the understanding of age-related diseases and fertility problems. Researchers in Cambridge made
It's one of the worst fears we have for our parents or for ourselves: that we, or they, will end up in a nursing home, drugged into a stupor. And that fear is not entirely unreasonable. Almost 300,000
A drug which boosts the brain's immune response could prevent or cure Alzheimer's disease Alzheimer's could be prevented and even cured by boosting the brain's own immune response, new research suggests.