Antibiotics have saved hundreds of millions of lives. But their continued, widespread use has led to mutated bacteria that are resistant to these drugs
A common surgical implant has generated the largest multi-district litigation since asbestos. 60 Minutes reports on one of the device's manufacturers, Boston Scientific, now facing 48,000 lawsuits
An NIH clinical trial is ushering in a genetic revolution as an innovative type of gene therapy is used to attempt to cure sickle cell anemia. Dr. Jon LaPook reports
A private company has set off a revolution in space by launching hundreds of small satellites, enough to photograph the entire landmass of the Earth every day
Scott Pelley reports on the developments in artificial intelligence brought about by venture capitalist Kai-Fu Lee’s investments and China's effort to dominate the AI field
Marshall Medoff unveils to 60 Minutes his innovative method of turning plant life into fuel and other useful products
60 Minutes goes inside a landmark government study of young minds to see if phones, tablets and other screens are impacting adolescent brain development
A South African gold mine that goes two miles beneath the Earth's surface holds far more than just precious metals
A brain disease best known for impacting football players who suffered concussions is now being found in soldiers
For more than 30 years, MIT has been recruiting people with crazy ideas to work in their Media Lab, where life-changing inventions are created. 60 Minutes got a peek at what they're working on now
The horses of an Argentine polo club may look normal, but the way they came into existence is anything but conventional
For 10 years, Dr. Jon LaPook has been checking in on Carol Daly, a woman diagnosed with Alzheimer's, and her caregiver husband, Mike. After a decade, the disease has had a devastating impact on each ...
After 28 years in space, the Hubble Space Telescope is sending back some of its most beautiful and revealing images from across the vast universe
The Voyager mission was only supposed to last four years. But four decades after the launch of Voyager 1 and 2, the spacecraft are still sending back messages from the farthest reaches of the final f...
For people with treatment-resistant depression, a controversial therapy gains ground and leads to innovation
A new tool could be the key to treating genetic diseases and may be the most consequential discovery in biomedicine this century