A toddler girl is flourishing after receiving treatment for a rare genetic disease. In a first for this disease, she received that treatment before she was even born.
In an advance in treating spinal cord injuries, researchers have pinpointed nerve cells that are key to allowing people with paralysis to walk again.
The program would use cameras, computer vision, and machine learning to track the carbon stored in the biomass of the oceans.
In its latest catalogue of health conditions, the World Health Organization almost equated old age with disease. Then it backed off.
Medieval DNA suggests immune gene helped protect against deadly pathogen, but may cause autoimmune problems today.
Materials known as metal-organic frameworks hold promise for advances in healthcare, energy and other areas, researchers say.
A Costa Rican flower has turned this foe into friend, according to a new study. One species of the so-called arum plant has evolved to attract a species of plant bug instead of a typical beetle pollinator, helping them spread their pollen far and wide.
When lab-grown clumps of human neurons are transplanted into newborn rats, they grow with the animals. The research raises some tricky ethical questions.
An experiment tests whether the gene-editing technology can stop the virus from replicating, which would ultimately wipe out the infection.
Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless were honored for their advances in “click chemistry,” which has played a role in treating and diagnosing illnesses.