Scanning 1,200 brains could help researchers chart the organ’s fine structure and better understand neurological disorders.
Scientists aim to monitor communities for infections using fast sequencing technology.
Combining ultrasound with magnetic particles could help advance treatments.
Implantable devices work in diabetic pigs for over a year–human tests could be next.
Engineered stem cells carry markers of their former identities–a trait that could hinder research into diseases.
A new test is transforming the way some doctors diagnose and treat their patients.
A startup hopes implanted insulin-producing cells will free diabetics from insulin injections.
Foundation Medicine will provide a personalized picture of a patient’s disease.
Questions arise over several companies’ plans for over-the-counter genetic tests.
Sequencing the genomes of both healthy and cancer cells from the same patient hints at how cancer metastasizes.
A new smart pill could let doctors know when patients have taken their medicine.
A new microfluidics device gives results in 15 minutes.
Changes in connectivity could help doctors choose the best therapies.
Two studies show that complete-genome sequencing can identify disease-causing genes.
Genomics pioneer Leroy Hood says a coming revolution in medicine will bring enormous new opportunities.
One of the pioneers of the automated sequencing of genomes, Leroy Hood, talks about his work in personalized medicine, and the challenges that must be overcome.
DNA changes could help doctors see if stray cancer cells remain after treatment.
Several recent deals could make tests more common.
Research on the Mexican genome could broaden the scope of personalized medicine.
Francis Collins’s book offers optimism but no grand plan.
Startup aims for routine preconception genetic testing.