Antibody treatments clear amyloid protein from patients’ brains, slowing the progression of their disease but potentially inducing deadly swelling.
How to Close the Gender Health Gap
Women’s health care and outcomes have long come a poor second to those of men. But new initiatives and a wave of healthtech innovators may finally rebalance this.
How NASA Plans to Melt the Moon—and Build on Mars
Scientists are testing ways to construct buildings on Mars and the moon without hauling materials from Earth. One possible solution: 3D printed melted regolith.
New York City Is Sinking. It’s Far From Alone
The Big Apple is subsiding under its own weight. But other coastal cities are also dramatically descending, just as seas are rising.
Gene Therapy in the Womb Is Inching Closer to Reality
Treatment in utero could cure diseases before birth. Recent advances in lab animals may bring medicine closer to achieving it—but this field is still in its infancy.