A surgical robot can perform corrective epilepsy brain surgery in a much safer and less invasive way.
The co-founder of Microsoft and his wife donated $2.65 billion last year in an effort to combat deadly diseases around the world.
The online retailer treads into new territory that will test its strategy of selling products at cost.
Some suns gobble up the planets revolving around them, creating unique chemical signatures that could help astronomers in their planetary hunt.
Researchers at Vanderbilt University have created a "thinking cap" that electrically stimulates the brain to increase its ability to learn from mistakes.
Work begins on Athena, a $19 million project that seeks to create artificial organs that work in concert inside a human-like test dummy that could reduce reliance on animal testing.
It's been tested on only a handful of kids, but using MRI with a diagnostic dye to look for cancer may work just as well as using PET and CT scans.
Scientists at Georgia Tech say a new technique for tagging the genome and studying the RNA of a virus could help them discover better antiviral drugs and perhaps even more effective vaccines.
Researchers are looking to push robotic exoskeletons into the realm of thought control, eliminating the need for hand controls and reaching those unable to use their upper bodies.
With the first thought-controlled bionic leg pioneered in Chicago, the next steps for smart prosthetics are refining them for widespread use and tackling a huge hurdle: sensory feedback.