Meet the company builders that think they can reverse ageing
Reprogramming of the cells, longevity clinics and poking the billionaires
Clinical advances and ongoing trials of mRNA vaccines for cancer treatment
Immatics spotlights more early data for TCR cell therapy in solid tumors — now let's see if it lasts
Tiny delivery systems for cancer drugs
Encapsulating anticancer agents in nanoparticles can make them gentler on the rest of the body.
Panning for gold: Purifying mesencephalic dopaminergic progenitors differentiated from human pluripotent stem cells
Ageing and multiple sclerosis
Ascidian starts up with $50M and a twist on RNA editing
Launched by venture firm ATP, the biotech plans to edit exons to treat a wide range of diseases.
Inceptor, Avectas are latest biotechs to take up solid tumor CAR-T challenge
Human Brains Are Hard to Study. He Grows Useful Substitutes.
With stem cell technology and lab-grown brain organoids, Sergiu Paşca seeks the causes of autism and other neuropsychiatric conditions.
Human brain cells implanted in rats prompt excitement — and concern
Rat–human hybrid brains offer new ways to study human neurological disorders, but also raise ethical questions.
Artificial intelligence and robotics - Nature Focus
The field of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics research is new and consequently it’s expanding at a rapid rate. There are questions,
however, over whether or not AI technology is benefiting all parts of society
Male Birth Control Is in Development, but Barriers Still Stand in the Way
A scientist who has been developing male birth control since the 1970s says safe, reversible and affordable options are possible
The Search for a Pill That Can Help Dogs—and Humans—Live Longer
People have been searching for a fountain of youth for thousands of years. Celine Halioua thinks she’s found one—for canines. Be patient, we’re next.
Faster brain imaging technique seems to overcome limitations of current MRI scans
Why the sci-fi dream of cryonics never died
The idea that humans could be frozen and later brought back has survived for decades. The hope is still alive and even growing today—never mind that it’s still not possible.