Carrie Arnold reports on an ancient treatment being revived to help heal painful infected injuries.
Premature babies are at high risk of brain damage – but many are too fragile to make the journey to an MRI machine for a clearer diagnosis. Soon, thanks to the world’s first mini scanner, they may not need to. Michael Regnier went to watch it at work.
A shortage of incubators and a hunch about marsupials inspired a Colombian doctor to try something radical to save premature babies’ lives: constant skin-to-skin contact with parents.
Millions of people are left dead or disabled by surgical complications each year when one simple piece of kit could have saved them. Jane Feinmann discovers how it has helped transform medicine in Mongolia.
Andrew Hankinson on a new approach to funding healthcare online.
A writhing mass of maggots in a wound might seem like a good reason to seek medical help, but, sometimes it’s the doctors who have put them there.
New biomedical techniques are creating vast amounts of data and transforming the scientific landscape.
This reading list accompanies our story on how big data and algorithms are changing science.