First lab-grown contracting human muscle For the first time, scientists have grown human muscle that responds to electrical impulses and drugs, offering an in vitro model in which to test new treatments and study disease.
A year in medicine: review of 2014 What were the top medical developments in 2014? This is MNT's year-end rundown of the most important and eye-catching news from another year of medicine and medical research.
23andMe and the future of home DNA testing The 23andMe home genomics kit was withdrawn from the US market upon FDA orders but has recently been approved in the UK. We investigate the controversies attached to the test.
NEBIAS: The world's most advanced bionic hand A prosthetic hand, which provides a sense of touch acute enough to handle an egg, has been completed and is now exploited by the NEBIAS project after 10 years of EU-funded research.