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Can artificial intelligence diagnose diseases? Promising apps in development but kinks remain

MIT Technology Review | 
An algorithm that can spot cause and effect could supercharge medical AI. The technique, inspired by quantum cryptography, would allow ...

Super-organs: building body parts better than nature

New Scientist | 
Fancy a liver that works a little harder? Synthetic DNA circuits inserted into human stem cells could soon allow us ...

Researches create vast network of genes linked to autism

New Scientist | 
The following is an excerpt. Here's a game of join the dots. Hundreds of genes have been linked to autism, ...
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Genetic engineering turns microbes into industrial powerhouses

New Scientist | 
Thanks to a new method of gene expression quality control, the next industrial revolution could be biological ...

Are breast milk stem cells the real deal for medicine?

New Scientist | 
The following is an excerpt. Proteins, carbohydrates and vitamins are all on the menu for a breastfed baby. Now it ...
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Genomic studies find all humans did not originate in East Africa

New Scientist | 
The largest study of genetic variance across present-day populations in southern Africa suggests that there is no single place in ...
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