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Aging (26)
Old cells That Refuse to Die Harm the Body
May 27, 2017 1:00 pm

Old cells might be useful after all, scientists suggest. Understanding why some "retired" cells do not undergo apoptosis could lead to treatments for old-age-related diseases. One of the ...
Cannabis Reverse the Time for Old Brains
May 17, 2017 9:00 am

Summary: Memory performance decreases with increasing age. Cannabis can reverse these ageing processes in the brain. This was shown in mice by scientists at the University of Bonn with their colleagu...
The Role of Gut Microbes in Age-Associated Inflammation.
May 14, 2017 4:00 pm

Inflammation increases with age and is a strong risk factor for death in the elderly, but the underlying cause has not been clear. A study published April 12 in Cell Host & Microbe reveals that gu...
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Arthrology (3)
New Subset Of T-Cells Implicated in Rheumatoid arthritis
Feb 11, 2017 2:00 pm

A research team led by scientists from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) has carefully scrutinized the immune cells from patients with rheumatoid arthritis, revealing a striking new subset of T-c...
Fibroblasts CouldProvide New Target for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dec 20, 2016 8:05 am

A study led by researchers at the University of Birmingham reveals the key role of different types of fibroblast cells in the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), opening up a new avenue for rese...
Study Identifies a Common Bacterial Cause of Gum Disease That May Drive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dec 19, 2016 6:39 am

Investigators at Johns Hopkins report they have new evidence that a bacterium known to cause chronic inflammatory gum infections also triggers the inflammatory "autoimmune" response characte...
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Bacteriology (87)
The Power in The Union For Antibiotics
May 29, 2017 7:00 pm

In the fight against super bacteria, University at Buffalo scientists are relying on strength in numbers to win the battle against drug resistance. A team of researchers found that combinations of ...
Modifying Existing Antibiotics To Overcome Defenses of Gram-Negative Bacteria
May 26, 2017 9:00 am

Scientists report that they now know how to build a molecular Trojan horse that can penetrate gram-negative bacteria, solving a problem that for decades has stalled the development of effective new an...
How Ticks Can Help Fight MRSA
May 24, 2017 11:00 am

A protein derived from ticks enhances the effectiveness of antibiotic treatment for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, according to a Yale-led study. The strategy of using the prote...
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Bioinformatics (76)
Another role for oxytocin revealed.
May 21, 2017 3:00 pm

Experts say oxytocin, a key hormone made naturally by the brain, could hold the key to treating drug addicts and help them avoid relapse. Oxytocin is most usually associated with childbirth and breas...
Sensory cell regeneration, the new path in treating hearing loss.
May 20, 2017 2:00 pm

In an apparent first, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have used genetic manipulation to regenerate auditory hair cells in adult mice. The research marks a possible advance in t...
The discovery of neurons that control willingness to mate in female fruit flies.
May 20, 2017 12:00 pm

How can you tell if an individual is expressing sexual interest? With males, it's usually quite obvious and can be anything from lavish theatrical displays of song and dance to downright relentles...
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Biopharmaceuticals (24)
Another role for oxytocin revealed.
May 21, 2017 3:00 pm

Experts say oxytocin, a key hormone made naturally by the brain, could hold the key to treating drug addicts and help them avoid relapse. Oxytocin is most usually associated with childbirth and breas...
Pushing The Process of Finding New Bacterial Compounds Forward
May 17, 2017 11:00 am

Bacteria have supplied some of today's most indispensable anti-cancer and anti-bacterial drugs. Yet these compounds comprise only a fraction of their possible offerings. Now, researchers have foun...
The origin of different drug response in childhood absence epilepsy.
May 11, 2017 6:00 pm

Consider two children who have childhood absence epilepsy (CAE), the most common form of pediatric epilepsy. They both take the same drug -- one child sees an improvement in their seizures, but the ot...
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Biotechnology (160)
A Young Scientist Performs First PCR Experiment in Space
May 29, 2017 12:00 pm

Ipswich, MA USA (June 3, 2016) – Anna-Sophia Boguraev’s winning Genes in Space experiment was sent to the International Space Station (ISS) on April 8th from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in ...
Spider Venom Helps To Get Access Into Cells
May 28, 2017 1:00 pm

Our cells are rich in proteins which are potential targets for therapy. But study of these proteins' behavior, using externally delivered biomacromolecules, has often been stymied by the difficult...
New Open Source for Plasmid Sharing
May 28, 2017 11:00 am

Addgene announces Alnylam and New England Biolabs® (NEB®) as founding sponsors of Addgene's new Viral Service launched in late 2016. Addgene's nonprofit mission is to accelerate resear...
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Cancer (533)
A Simple Diet Regime Can Help Slow Down Cancer
May 29, 2017 9:00 pm

Cutting out certain amino acids -- the building blocks of proteins -- from the diet of mice slows tumor growth and prolongs survival, according to new research published in Nature. Researchers at t...
Not All Cancers Crave For Sugar At The Same Level
May 29, 2017 2:00 pm

In a new study, scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas have found that some types of cancers have more of a sweet tooth than others. "It has been suspected that many cancer cells are ...
How Influenza Acts in a Similar Way To Cancer Cells?
May 29, 2017 1:00 pm

Vaccines to prevent influenza infection have to change and adapt every year to the ever-evolving virus, and even current flu medications are becoming less effective as the virus learns to become resis...
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Cancer Therapy (117)
A Simple Diet Regime Can Help Slow Down Cancer
May 29, 2017 9:00 pm

Cutting out certain amino acids -- the building blocks of proteins -- from the diet of mice slows tumor growth and prolongs survival, according to new research published in Nature. Researchers at t...
Not All Cancers Crave For Sugar At The Same Level
May 29, 2017 2:00 pm

In a new study, scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas have found that some types of cancers have more of a sweet tooth than others. "It has been suspected that many cancer cells are ...
How Influenza Acts in a Similar Way To Cancer Cells?
May 29, 2017 1:00 pm

Vaccines to prevent influenza infection have to change and adapt every year to the ever-evolving virus, and even current flu medications are becoming less effective as the virus learns to become resis...
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Cardiology (40)
How Do Paricular Immune Cells Help The Heart to Beat?
May 28, 2017 5:00 pm

Macrophages have a previously unrecognized role in helping the mammalian heart beat in rhythm. Researchers have discovered that macrophages aggregate around central cardiac cells that regulate electri...
Molecular Biology Answers Why You Should Avoid Trans-Fatty Acids
May 23, 2017 6:00 pm

Tohoku University researchers have found that trans-fatty acids promote cell death in a more direct manner than previously thought, leading to the development of atherosclerosis, a major cause of hear...
Why Heart Failure Patients Loss Their Breath?
May 20, 2017 9:00 am

Shortness of breath is the number one complaint of people suffering from heart failure. Now a University of Guelph researcher has discovered its surprising cause -- and an effective treatment -- in a ...
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Cell Biology (249)
Spider Venom Helps To Get Access Into Cells
May 28, 2017 1:00 pm

Our cells are rich in proteins which are potential targets for therapy. But study of these proteins' behavior, using externally delivered biomacromolecules, has often been stymied by the difficult...
Students Help Make Science Cheaper
May 27, 2017 10:00 am

New, license-free DNA ladders will allow researchers to estimate the size of fragments of DNA for a fraction of the cost of currently available methods. A research team of undergraduate students led b...
Molecular Biology Answers Why You Should Avoid Trans-Fatty Acids
May 23, 2017 6:00 pm

Tohoku University researchers have found that trans-fatty acids promote cell death in a more direct manner than previously thought, leading to the development of atherosclerosis, a major cause of hear...
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Cell Signaling (48)
Gene silencing offers an option for treating neurological disorders.
May 29, 2017 8:00 pm

In two studies of mice, researchers showed that a drug, engineered to combat the gene that causes spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2), might also be used to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)....
Gaining More Insight Into An Important Signalling Pathway in the Cell
May 21, 2017 4:00 pm

In a major advance for fundamental biological research, UC San Francisco scientists have developed a tool capable of illuminating previously inscrutable cellular signaling networks that play a wide va...
Discovering Neurological Factors Related to Alcoholism
May 18, 2017 4:00 pm

A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) could help researchers develop personalized treatments for alcoholism and alcohol use disorder. The research reveals a key dif...
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Clinical Trials (54)
Link found between donor, infection in heart, lung transplant recipients
May 27, 2017 11:00 am

The way in which heart and lung transplant recipients acquired a specific species of bacteria, Mycoplasma hominis, had been previously undefined, and the bacterium was difficult to test. Originally, t...
The Drugs That Replace Inuslin Injiections For Type 2 Diabetes Patients
May 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Research led by the University of Adelaide is paving the way for safer and more effective drugs to treat type 2 diabetes, reducing side effects and the need for insulin injections. Two studies, pub...
Sensory cell regeneration, the new path in treating hearing loss.
May 20, 2017 2:00 pm

In an apparent first, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have used genetic manipulation to regenerate auditory hair cells in adult mice. The research marks a possible advance in t...
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Dentistry (5)
Gut Bacteria Help Treat Oral Thrush
May 16, 2017 10:00 am

An antimicrobial protein caused a dramatic reduction in the creamy white lesions associated with oral thrush in a preclinical study, report microbiologists with McGovern Medical School at The Universi...
How Can Mouth Health Be Linked to Pancreatic Cancer?
May 13, 2017 1:00 pm

The composition of microorganisms in a person’s mouth could affect more than just their breath and dental health. In fact, researchers have linked certain types of bacteria in the mouth to highe...
Neanderthals Teeth Provide More Insight into their Life
Mar 12, 2017 9:00 am

Ancient DNA found in the dental plaque of Neandertals -- our nearest extinct relative -- has provided remarkable new insights into their behaviour, diet and evolutionary history, including their use o...
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Dermatology (8)
First Effective Sunscreen For Albinos
May 19, 2017 1:00 pm

Chemists, materials scientists and nanoengineers at UC San Diego have created what may be the ultimate natural sunscreen. In a paper published in the American Chemical Society journal ACS Central S...
Microbial Communities That Drive Acne
May 6, 2017 2:00 pm

Acne is a common skin problem and the causes are not understood. As such, there aren’t always effective treatments available for every individual. Researchers are making big strides, however. Ne...
Melanoma cells , born to move.
Apr 12, 2017 8:00 pm

Melanoma is the most serious skin cancer and can be quite aggressive, as seen in the following video. Researchers at the University of Iowa captured them as they invaded a gel, quickly joining up with...
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Developmental Biology (61)
The discovery of neurons that control willingness to mate in female fruit flies.
May 20, 2017 12:00 pm

How can you tell if an individual is expressing sexual interest? With males, it's usually quite obvious and can be anything from lavish theatrical displays of song and dance to downright relentles...
Do we really share our gene regulation with sponges?
May 20, 2017 11:00 am

Humans have a lot in common with the humble sea sponge, according to research that changes the way we think about animal evolution. University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences researcher D...
3D Printing Raise Hope to Cure Infertility Cases for Women
May 19, 2017 9:00 am

3-D printed bioprosthetic mouse ovaries restored fertility in infertile mice and produced healthy mouse pups. The mothers also were able to nurse their pups. The research is targeted to women whose ca...
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Diabetes (41)
The Drugs That Replace Inuslin Injiections For Type 2 Diabetes Patients
May 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Research led by the University of Adelaide is paving the way for safer and more effective drugs to treat type 2 diabetes, reducing side effects and the need for insulin injections. Two studies, pub...
Smartphone Controlled Cells: Future Of Diabetes Therapy
May 18, 2017 5:00 pm

Cells engineered to produce insulin under the command of a smartphone helped keep blood sugar levels within normal limits in diabetic mice, a new study reports. More than 415 million people worldwi...
New Generation of Glucose Sensors in Saliva For Diabetic Patients
May 14, 2017 9:00 am

Diabetes is a metabolic disease defined by high blood sugar levels, and can affect organs such as the heart, eyes and kidneys. According to the World Health Organization, over 420 million people suffe...
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Diseases (548)
Systemic Sclerosis Linked to Imbalanced Gut Microbiome
May 23, 2017 10:00 am

Americans and Norwegians with systemic sclerosis had higher levels of bacteria that can cause inflammation and lower levels of bacteria that are believed to protect against inflammation compared with ...
First Effective Sunscreen For Albinos
May 19, 2017 1:00 pm

Chemists, materials scientists and nanoengineers at UC San Diego have created what may be the ultimate natural sunscreen. In a paper published in the American Chemical Society journal ACS Central S...
Herbal Drug More Effective Than Standard Therapy in Curing Malaria
May 10, 2017 8:00 pm

When the standard malaria medications failed to help 18 critically ill patients, the attending physician in a Congo clinic acted under the "compassionate use" doctrine and prescribed a not-y...
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Endocrinology (13)
Another role for oxytocin revealed.
May 21, 2017 3:00 pm

Experts say oxytocin, a key hormone made naturally by the brain, could hold the key to treating drug addicts and help them avoid relapse. Oxytocin is most usually associated with childbirth and breas...
Why Women Suffer From Asthma More
May 18, 2017 10:00 am

An international research team has revealed why women are twice as likely to develop asthma after puberty. Dr Cyril Seillet (left) and Professor Gabrielle Belz were part of an international research t...
Why Food Becomes More Appealing When dieting?
May 15, 2017 5:00 pm

Over recent decades, our understanding of hunger has greatly increased, but this new discovery turns things on their head. Up until now, scientists knew that leptin -- a hormone released by fatty tiss...
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Epigenetics (30)
Gene silencing offers an option for treating neurological disorders.
May 29, 2017 8:00 pm

In two studies of mice, researchers showed that a drug, engineered to combat the gene that causes spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2), might also be used to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)....
Pushing The Process of Finding New Bacterial Compounds Forward
May 17, 2017 11:00 am

Bacteria have supplied some of today's most indispensable anti-cancer and anti-bacterial drugs. Yet these compounds comprise only a fraction of their possible offerings. Now, researchers have foun...
The historical symbiosis relationship between plants and fungi.
May 15, 2017 3:00 pm

Walking through a grassy field or forest take a moment to consider what lies beneath the surface. A web of plant roots interacts symbiotically with arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) fungi that extend their ...
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Evolution (59)
The discovery of neurons that control willingness to mate in female fruit flies.
May 20, 2017 12:00 pm

How can you tell if an individual is expressing sexual interest? With males, it's usually quite obvious and can be anything from lavish theatrical displays of song and dance to downright relentles...
Do we really share our gene regulation with sponges?
May 20, 2017 11:00 am

Humans have a lot in common with the humble sea sponge, according to research that changes the way we think about animal evolution. University of Queensland School of Biological Sciences researcher D...
Combining Biology And Mathematics To Find Out How Lizards Change Their Colors
May 17, 2017 2:00 pm

From the clown fish to leopards, skin colour patterns in animals arise from microscopic interactions among coloured cells that obey equations discovered by the mathematician Alan Turing. Today, resear...
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Featured (184)
'Unparalleled' number of dinosaur tracks found in Australia
Apr 23, 2017 9:00 pm

An "unprecedented" 21 different types of dinosaur tracks have been found on a stretch of Australia's remote coastline, scientists said Monday, dubbing it the nation's Jurassic Park. ...
Can We Really Erase Fearful Memories?
Apr 20, 2017 9:30 am

Erasing unwanted memories is still the stuff of science fiction, but Weizmann Institute scientists have now managed to erase one type of memory in mice. In a study reported in Nature Neuroscience, the...
A New Strategy To Beat Antibiotic Resistance
Mar 12, 2017 3:00 pm

There has been much recent talk about how to target the rising tide of antibiotic resistance across the world, one of the biggest threats to global health today. While there is no doubting the size...
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Gastroenterology (45)
Systemic Sclerosis Linked to Imbalanced Gut Microbiome
May 23, 2017 10:00 am

Americans and Norwegians with systemic sclerosis had higher levels of bacteria that can cause inflammation and lower levels of bacteria that are believed to protect against inflammation compared with ...
How Pets Can Be Good For Babies Health?
May 15, 2017 7:00 pm

Pet owners often wax lyrical about how their pets enrich their lives, but did you know pets can affect us at a more microscopic level? Research published today in Microbiome by Anita Kozyrskyj and col...
The Gene That Help Prevent Inflammatory Bowel Disease
May 15, 2017 12:00 pm

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), characterized by chronic relapsing inflammation of the gut, is a common problem in the industrialized world. However, how IBD develops remains unknown. There is curre...
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Gene Therapy (21)
Gene silencing offers an option for treating neurological disorders.
May 29, 2017 8:00 pm

In two studies of mice, researchers showed that a drug, engineered to combat the gene that causes spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2), might also be used to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)....
First Approved Treatment for a Rare Disease Using Stem Cells
May 25, 2017 12:00 pm

GSK, Fondazione Telethon and Ospedale San Raffaele gain approval to provide life-saving gene therapy to patients. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Fondazione Telethon (Telethon) and Ospedale San Raffaele (OS...
Nanopores Open A Window For Early Cancer Detection
May 17, 2017 10:00 am

Detecting cancer early, just as changes are beginning in DNA, could enhance diagnosis and treatment as well as further our understanding of the disease. A new study by University of Illinois researche...
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General (228)
Scientists scrutinize first aid for man o' war 'jellyfish' stings
May 22, 2017 8:00 pm

In recent decades, trusted first aid resources have recommended stings from man o' war (Physalia species) be treated differently from other jellies. But when researchers at the University of Hawai...
Searching For DNA Clues From Explosives
May 21, 2017 5:00 pm

Researchers hope to unmask manufacturers of homemade explosives using new advancements in DNA technology.In a study published in Forensic Science International: Genetics, a team of graduate students a...
Could Genes Really Have a Hand In Social Media Addiction?
May 21, 2017 1:00 pm

It's easy to think in terms of linking genetics to behavior in simple ways. Are you calm or do you have a temper? Are you creative or analytical? Are you sociable or shy? But can heritable traits ...
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Genetic Diseases (28)
How Many Biopsy Samples To Take From A Cancer Patient?
May 27, 2017 2:00 pm

Scientists have used mathematics to predict how many biopsy samples need to be taken from a patient to give an accurate picture of the genetic make-up of their cancer. Understanding which genetic alt...
New imaging technique to evaluate the effectiveness of cystic fibrosis drug
May 21, 2017 2:00 pm

According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, more than 30,000 Americans are living with the disorder. It currently has no cure, though a drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration treats the un...
New System to Help Individualizing Health Care
May 4, 2017 7:00 pm

Genetic diagnosis of disease and personalization of treatment have the potential to dramatically improve strategies for diagnosis and therapy. Around 80% or rare diseases are thought to have a genetic...
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Genetics (375)
A Study Shows How Men And Women Are Different On The Genetic Level
May 29, 2017 11:00 am

Men and women differs in number of ways, in nature, sex, behavior, diseases, response to drug, expression of genes, genetic makeup etc. Researchers find new differentiation among men and women that ar...
A Molecular Look Gives Insight Into Key Enzyme in DNA Repair
May 29, 2017 10:00 am

Microscopes that reveal the hidden complexities of life down to the nanoscale level have shown in exquisite detail how an enzyme involved in DNA repair works its molecular magic. This enzyme—...
New Open Source for Plasmid Sharing
May 28, 2017 11:00 am

Addgene announces Alnylam and New England Biolabs® (NEB®) as founding sponsors of Addgene's new Viral Service launched in late 2016. Addgene's nonprofit mission is to accelerate resear...
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Gene silencing offers an option for treating neurological disorders.
May 29, 2017 8:00 pm

In two studies of mice, researchers showed that a drug, engineered to combat the gene that causes spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2), might also be used to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)....
A Young Scientist Performs First PCR Experiment in Space
May 29, 2017 12:00 pm

Ipswich, MA USA (June 3, 2016) – Anna-Sophia Boguraev’s winning Genes in Space experiment was sent to the International Space Station (ISS) on April 8th from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in ...
New England Biolabs® to Present Latest Innovations for NGS Sample Preparation at AGBT 2017
May 24, 2017 10:00 am

Customers, collaborators, and NEB® scientists to showcase data on new and upcoming NEBNext® technologies for RNA sequencing, enzyme-based DNA fragmentation and methylome analysis Ipswich, M...
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Gynecology (8)
3D Printing Raise Hope to Cure Infertility Cases for Women
May 19, 2017 9:00 am

3-D printed bioprosthetic mouse ovaries restored fertility in infertile mice and produced healthy mouse pups. The mothers also were able to nurse their pups. The research is targeted to women whose ca...
How N. Gonorrhoeae Invade The Site of Infection?
May 15, 2017 11:00 am

The bacterium that causes gonorrhea infects the female reproductive tract by breaking connections between cells in the tract's protective lining, according to new research published in PLOS Pathog...
Why Fertility Declines in Women as They Age
Apr 29, 2017 8:00 pm

Researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Center (CRCHUM) have discovered a possible new explanation for female infertility. Thanks to cutting-edge microscopy techniques, they observ...
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Hematology (28)
New Potential Target Therapy for Leukemia
May 23, 2017 9:00 pm

The discovery of a protein signature that is highly predictive of leukemia could lead to novel treatments of the leading childhood cancer, according to new study showing that competition among certain...
Cancer Gets Help From Unexpected Source
May 19, 2017 5:00 pm

Cancer researchers report that blood platelets blunt the immune response to cancer. Genetic inactivation of platelets improved the ability of T cells to fight melanoma in preclinical tests. Adoptive T...
Magnificent Results for A Saudi Hospital in Treating Sickle Cell Anemia with Stem Cells
May 16, 2017 2:00 pm

King Abdulaziz Medical City succeeded in treating 18 patients with Sickle cell anemia by stem cells transplantation and 100% of the patients were cured. The results were presented in the seventh an...
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Histopathology (5)
Dengue Transmission Mapping Shows Strains Stay Close to Home
Apr 23, 2017 6:00 pm

Dengue virus is easily transmitted by mosquitos, but when scientists tracked its spread, they found that most people were exposed to the infection within a few minutes' walking distance to their h...
Mimicking Gut Infections to Better Understand Them
Mar 26, 2017 9:00 am

Vaccines and antimicrobials have done more to transform medicine and extend the average human lifespan than any other scientific breakthrough. Yet infectious diseases remain the world's no. 1 lead...
HistoCore PEARL for Tissue Processing is a fully enclosed system providing high-quality processing, simple operation, and enhanced user safety
Mar 2, 2017 6:00 pm

Leica Biosystems lately announced the addition of the HistoCore PEARL to their full line of tissue processors. PEARL is a fully enclosed system providing high-quality processing, simple ...
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Immunology (185)
How Do Paricular Immune Cells Help The Heart to Beat?
May 28, 2017 5:00 pm

Macrophages have a previously unrecognized role in helping the mammalian heart beat in rhythm. Researchers have discovered that macrophages aggregate around central cardiac cells that regulate electri...
How Does The Brain Talks To The Immume Cells?
May 26, 2017 7:00 pm

Johns Hopkins researchers say they have identified a new way that cells in the brain alert the rest of the body to recruit immune cells when the brain is injured. The work was completed in mouse model...
Identifying the Main Proteins That Enables T Cells Navigate their Surroundings
May 26, 2017 5:00 pm

The protein tags that adorn immune cells and engage with receptors to promote inflammation in the body’s endothelial tissues are not what they were thought to be. A KAUST investigation has ident...
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Infectious Diseases (31)
How N. Gonorrhoeae Invade The Site of Infection?
May 15, 2017 11:00 am

The bacterium that causes gonorrhea infects the female reproductive tract by breaking connections between cells in the tract's protective lining, according to new research published in PLOS Pathog...
Progression and Recovery Processes of Ebola Virus Disease
May 14, 2017 8:00 pm

Analysis of daily gene activation in a patient with severe Ebola virus disease cared for at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2015 found changes in antiviral and immune response genes that pi...
Why Is It Hard To Develop Immunity Against Malaria?
May 14, 2017 5:00 pm

DNA fingerprinting has revealed how the malaria parasite shuffles genes to create different strains and hide from our immune system. This trick allows the parasite to remain undetected and re-infect t...
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Infertility (13)
New Advances In Studying Infertility in Men
May 27, 2017 3:00 pm

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have developed a new technique to examine human sperm without killing them—helping to improve the diagnosis of fertility problems. The Magnetic Reson...
3D Printing Raise Hope to Cure Infertility Cases for Women
May 19, 2017 9:00 am

3-D printed bioprosthetic mouse ovaries restored fertility in infertile mice and produced healthy mouse pups. The mothers also were able to nurse their pups. The research is targeted to women whose ca...
MALE INFERTILITY RESEARCH ON SPERM PLC PROTEIN GIVES HOPE TO INFERTILE COUPLES
May 17, 2017 1:00 pm

A cutting-edge research conducted by a faculty member from CMED in collaboration with researchers from Cardiff University, UK showed that an important sperm protein required for the egg fertilization ...
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Microbiology (94)
Pushing The Process of Finding New Bacterial Compounds Forward
May 17, 2017 11:00 am

Bacteria have supplied some of today's most indispensable anti-cancer and anti-bacterial drugs. Yet these compounds comprise only a fraction of their possible offerings. Now, researchers have foun...
Gut Bacteria Help Treat Oral Thrush
May 16, 2017 10:00 am

An antimicrobial protein caused a dramatic reduction in the creamy white lesions associated with oral thrush in a preclinical study, report microbiologists with McGovern Medical School at The Universi...
Detecting Diseases Using Crisper
May 15, 2017 1:00 pm

A team of scientists from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT, the Institute for Medical Engineering & Science at MIT, and the Wyss Institute f...
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Molecular Biochemistry (252)
A Molecular Look Gives Insight Into Key Enzyme in DNA Repair
May 29, 2017 10:00 am

Microscopes that reveal the hidden complexities of life down to the nanoscale level have shown in exquisite detail how an enzyme involved in DNA repair works its molecular magic. This enzyme—...
One Blood Drop Is Sufficient, According To A New Study!
May 25, 2017 1:30 pm

A drop of blood on filter paper, allowed to dry and stored for future diagnostic purposes -- considerably easier than the present-day, resource-consuming method using frozen blood samples in plastic t...
How Does the Fat in Brain Prevent Mice from Becoming Dumb?
May 24, 2017 9:26 am

A study led by the University of Bonn opens a new perspective with regard to the development of dementia. The scientists blocked the breakdown of a certain fat molecule in the mouse brain. As a result...
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Molecular Pharmacology (112)
The Drugs That Replace Inuslin Injiections For Type 2 Diabetes Patients
May 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Research led by the University of Adelaide is paving the way for safer and more effective drugs to treat type 2 diabetes, reducing side effects and the need for insulin injections. Two studies, pub...
Scientists scrutinize first aid for man o' war 'jellyfish' stings
May 22, 2017 8:00 pm

In recent decades, trusted first aid resources have recommended stings from man o' war (Physalia species) be treated differently from other jellies. But when researchers at the University of Hawai...
Magnetic Nanoparticles As Best Option for Targeted Delivery of Cancer Drugs
May 22, 2017 1:00 pm

A great attention is presently paid to the design of drug delivery vehicles based on surface-modified magnetic nanoparticles. They can, in principle, be directed to a desired target area for releasing...
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Mycology (2)
The Enormous Uncovered Potentials of Fungi
May 3, 2017 9:00 am

Fungi are a potential goldmine for the production of pharmaceuticals. This is shown by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, who have developed a method for finding new antibiotics from na...
Getting A Step Closer to the Artificial Organism
Mar 20, 2017 9:00 am

A global research team has built five new synthetic yeast chromosomes, meaning that 30 percent of a key organism's genetic material has now been swapped out for engineered replacements. This is on...
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Nanotechnology (18)
Antibody-Powered DNA-based Manomachines March On Cancer
May 29, 2017 9:00 am

A slingshot is often associated with a children’s toy and mischievous behavior. But now it might just become a new weapon to combat cancer. In an article published in Nature Communications (Nat....
Magnetic Nanoparticles As Best Option for Targeted Delivery of Cancer Drugs
May 22, 2017 1:00 pm

A great attention is presently paid to the design of drug delivery vehicles based on surface-modified magnetic nanoparticles. They can, in principle, be directed to a desired target area for releasing...
Scientists Use A Twist To Get brighter Colors
May 18, 2017 7:00 pm

A strategy to produce highly fluorescent nanoparticles through careful molecular design of conjugated polymers has been developed by KAUST researchers. Such tiny polymer-based particles could offer al...
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Neurology (323)
Gene silencing offers an option for treating neurological disorders.
May 29, 2017 8:00 pm

In two studies of mice, researchers showed that a drug, engineered to combat the gene that causes spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2), might also be used to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)....
Following The Changes on Adults' Brains As They Learn To Read
May 28, 2017 7:00 pm

Reading is such a new ability in human evolutionary history that the existence of a 'reading area' could not be specified in our genes. A kind of recycling process has to take place in the bra...
How Does The Brain Talks To The Immume Cells?
May 26, 2017 7:00 pm

Johns Hopkins researchers say they have identified a new way that cells in the brain alert the rest of the body to recruit immune cells when the brain is injured. The work was completed in mouse model...
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Nutrition (44)
A Simple Diet Regime Can Help Slow Down Cancer
May 29, 2017 9:00 pm

Cutting out certain amino acids -- the building blocks of proteins -- from the diet of mice slows tumor growth and prolongs survival, according to new research published in Nature. Researchers at t...
Molecular Biology Answers Why You Should Avoid Trans-Fatty Acids
May 23, 2017 6:00 pm

Tohoku University researchers have found that trans-fatty acids promote cell death in a more direct manner than previously thought, leading to the development of atherosclerosis, a major cause of hear...
Why Food Becomes More Appealing When dieting?
May 15, 2017 5:00 pm

Over recent decades, our understanding of hunger has greatly increased, but this new discovery turns things on their head. Up until now, scientists knew that leptin -- a hormone released by fatty tiss...
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Obesity (25)
Discovering A Protein Linked To Lower Fat Burning and Obesity
May 21, 2017 12:00 pm

Too much of a protein already associated with prostate cancer appears to also diminish the energy burning power of brown fat, scientists report. Their studies of the protein Id1 also show high leve...
Why Food Becomes More Appealing When dieting?
May 15, 2017 5:00 pm

Over recent decades, our understanding of hunger has greatly increased, but this new discovery turns things on their head. Up until now, scientists knew that leptin -- a hormone released by fatty tiss...
Obesity, Diabetes and the Brain, How Are they Connected?
May 13, 2017 6:00 pm

Having diabetes can cause a host of complications beyond just blood sugar. So can being overweight or obese. For patients who are both obese and diabetic (specifically adult onset Type 2 diabetes) the...
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Ophthalmology (12)
Using CRISPR to reverse retinitis pigmentosa and restore visual function
May 6, 2017 6:00 pm

Using the gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego Health, with colleagues in China, have reprogramm...
Tadpoles Learn To See From Their Tails!
Apr 28, 2017 8:00 pm

Blind tadpoles were able to process visual information from eyes grafted onto their tails after being treated with a small molecule neurotransmitter drug that augmented innervation, integration, and f...
Identifying three novel loci in Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy.
Apr 27, 2017 1:00 pm

Researchers discovered three novel genetic mutations associated with Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy, the most common corneal disorder requiring transplantation. Their work has now been published ...
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Organizations / Institutions (28)
A Young Scientist Performs First PCR Experiment in Space
May 29, 2017 12:00 pm

Ipswich, MA USA (June 3, 2016) – Anna-Sophia Boguraev’s winning Genes in Space experiment was sent to the International Space Station (ISS) on April 8th from Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in ...
A Study Shows How Men And Women Are Different On The Genetic Level
May 29, 2017 11:00 am

Men and women differs in number of ways, in nature, sex, behavior, diseases, response to drug, expression of genes, genetic makeup etc. Researchers find new differentiation among men and women that ar...
New Open Source for Plasmid Sharing
May 28, 2017 11:00 am

Addgene announces Alnylam and New England Biolabs® (NEB®) as founding sponsors of Addgene's new Viral Service launched in late 2016. Addgene's nonprofit mission is to accelerate resear...
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Osteology (4)
Getting Rid of Old Cells To Give Space To New Ones
May 7, 2017 7:00 pm

In a preclinical study in mice and human cells, researchers report that selectively removing old or 'senescent' cells from joints could stop and even reverse the progression of osteoarthritis....
How Fat Cells Can Harm the Bones?
Apr 23, 2017 5:00 pm

The build-up of fat cells in the bone marrow could explain why bones grow weaker and heal more slowly with age. Tim Schulz at the German Institute of Human Nutrition in Potsdam-Rehbrücke and h...
Bones Used as Models for Metals
Mar 29, 2017 9:00 pm

Our bones are light, tough, and fracture resistant. That’s because of the hierarchical way in which they are built. On the nanoscale, tiny collagen fibers have a laminatelike arrangement, with d...
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Otolaryngology (2)
Sensory cell regeneration, the new path in treating hearing loss.
May 20, 2017 2:00 pm

In an apparent first, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have used genetic manipulation to regenerate auditory hair cells in adult mice. The research marks a possible advance in t...
Researchers Develop a New Test That Can Identify Hearing Deficits Can not be Detected with Traditional Means
Dec 25, 2016 8:00 am

Two researchers at UConn School of Medicine have developed a new hearing test that can identify hearing loss or deficits in some individuals considered to have normal or near-normal hearing in traditi...
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Parasitology (19)
Treating Brain Tumor With Antiparasitic Drug!
May 14, 2017 1:00 pm

Marc Symons, PhD, professor in The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research's Karches Center for Oncology Research, is examining if a common medication administered to treat pinworms, could replac...
Smell helps primates to distinguish members with parasitic infection.
May 13, 2017 8:00 pm

Researchers from the CNRS have discovered that mandrills use their sense of smell to avoid contamination by intestinal protozoans through contact with infected members of their group. Their work, publ...
Herbal Drug More Effective Than Standard Therapy in Curing Malaria
May 10, 2017 8:00 pm

When the standard malaria medications failed to help 18 critically ill patients, the attending physician in a Congo clinic acted under the "compassionate use" doctrine and prescribed a not-y...
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Pediatrics (19)
A Blood Test That Can Detect in infants Shaken Baby Syndrome
May 21, 2017 11:30 am

Researchers at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have developed and refined a blood test that could help clinicians identify infants who may...
Alarming New Study: Unvaccinated Kids are Healthier
May 20, 2017 3:00 pm

It seems that unvaccinated children are measurably healthier that vaccinated kids on nine different measures of health. Whether we’re talking about nasal allergies, learning disabilities, or ...
How Pets Can Be Good For Babies Health?
May 15, 2017 7:00 pm

Pet owners often wax lyrical about how their pets enrich their lives, but did you know pets can affect us at a more microscopic level? Research published today in Microbiome by Anita Kozyrskyj and col...
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Pharmacogenetics (5)
How CRISPR Can Help Us To Find Better Treatments for Cancer?
Apr 22, 2017 5:00 pm

We often conceptualize genes as independent units of information, although their behaviour is influenced by interactions with other genes. Now, two independent studies present scalable double-knockout...
Innovative Methods To Identify Cancer Lethal Points
Apr 6, 2017 9:00 am

Genetic mutations that cause cancer also weaken cancer cells, creating an opportunity for researchers to develop drugs that will selectively kill them, while sparing normal cells. This concept is call...
New Promising Cholesterol Lowering Drugs
Mar 27, 2017 7:00 pm

Researchers from Imperial College London and their colleagues, who conducted the trial, say the twice-a-year treatment could be safely given with or without statins, depending on individual patient ne...
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Products & Technologies (374)
Nanopores Are Finally Able To Identify Proteins Mixtures
May 28, 2017 12:00 pm

In the May issue of PLOS Computational Biology, scientists from UC San Diego and the University of Notre Dame report on a study that could open up the field for nanopore-based protein identification &...
New Advances In Studying Infertility in Men
May 27, 2017 3:00 pm

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have developed a new technique to examine human sperm without killing them—helping to improve the diagnosis of fertility problems. The Magnetic Reson...
Identifying the Main Proteins That Enables T Cells Navigate their Surroundings
May 26, 2017 5:00 pm

The protein tags that adorn immune cells and engage with receptors to promote inflammation in the body’s endothelial tissues are not what they were thought to be. A KAUST investigation has ident...
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Identifying the Main Proteins That Enables T Cells Navigate their Surroundings
May 26, 2017 5:00 pm

The protein tags that adorn immune cells and engage with receptors to promote inflammation in the body’s endothelial tissues are not what they were thought to be. A KAUST investigation has ident...
One Blood Drop Is Sufficient, According To A New Study!
May 25, 2017 1:30 pm

A drop of blood on filter paper, allowed to dry and stored for future diagnostic purposes -- considerably easier than the present-day, resource-consuming method using frozen blood samples in plastic t...
New Method to Analyze Human Microbiome
Apr 30, 2017 3:00 pm

When we see the word biome, many of us are not even sure how to pronounce it (hint: the e is silent). What it reminds us of varies too. Environmentalists may think of tropical forests, rolling prairie...
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Psychology (38)
Our cognitive map scales according to surroundings.
May 15, 2017 4:00 pm

A new study published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences refines our understanding of a human skill -- the ability to instantaneously assess a new environment and...
Uncoordinated Firing of Brain Cells Linked To Schizophrenia Signs
May 14, 2017 2:00 pm

Researchers at Columbia University have discovered that a small group of neurons fired haphazardly in mice with signs of schizophrenia. The findings suggest that a breakdown in the synchronized behavi...
Why Patients Have Several Mental Illnesses At The Same Time?
May 14, 2017 11:11 am

A Duke University study is the first to link specific differences in brain structure to what is common across many types of mental illness. Having a single mental illness like anxiety, depression o...
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Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine (12)
New imaging technique to evaluate the effectiveness of cystic fibrosis drug
May 21, 2017 2:00 pm

According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, more than 30,000 Americans are living with the disorder. It currently has no cure, though a drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration treats the un...
Why Heart Failure Patients Loss Their Breath?
May 20, 2017 9:00 am

Shortness of breath is the number one complaint of people suffering from heart failure. Now a University of Guelph researcher has discovered its surprising cause -- and an effective treatment -- in a ...
How does passive smoking induce tumor growth?
Apr 24, 2017 10:00 am

The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that every year 600,000 deaths are caused by passive smoking worldwide and, in Austria alone, two or three people a day die as a result of passive smoking...
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Regenerative Medicine & Cell Therapy (20)
Sensory cell regeneration, the new path in treating hearing loss.
May 20, 2017 2:00 pm

In an apparent first, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have used genetic manipulation to regenerate auditory hair cells in adult mice. The research marks a possible advance in t...
3D Printing Raise Hope to Cure Infertility Cases for Women
May 19, 2017 9:00 am

3-D printed bioprosthetic mouse ovaries restored fertility in infertile mice and produced healthy mouse pups. The mothers also were able to nurse their pups. The research is targeted to women whose ca...
How To Clean Unwanted Cells Effectively?
May 8, 2017 5:00 pm

Refining the purification process of therapeutic cells could improve their use for treating cancer and other diseases. Various cell therapies involve injecting a specific cell type into a patient. ...
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Scientists (2)
Al Jalila Foundation invites UAE scientists and students to apply for medical research grants and fellowships
Apr 23, 2017 1:00 pm

Al Jalila Foundation, a member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced today that application for its fourth cycle of seed grants and fellowships has opened. The global phi...
Should Science Have a Say in Politics or Not? "March for Science"
Apr 20, 2017 5:00 pm

Calls from US President Donald Trump to roll back environmental regulations and slash funding for health, environmental and research agencies have raised alarm in the scientific community. Earlier thi...
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A New Research Method That Can Be A Game Changer in Cancer Research!
Apr 17, 2017 7:00 pm

When using cell culture models, scientists are usually analyzing whole populations of cells, averaging the effects seen in thousands of different cells. As technology has progressed in the field, ther...
Researchers Identify a New Driver of Autoimmune Diseases
Feb 15, 2017 5:00 pm

Investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) report pre-clinical research showing that a genetic variant encoded in neutrophil cystolic factor 1 (NCF1) is associated with increa...
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Stem Cells & Cancer Stem Cells (130)
First Approved Treatment for a Rare Disease Using Stem Cells
May 25, 2017 12:00 pm

GSK, Fondazione Telethon and Ospedale San Raffaele gain approval to provide life-saving gene therapy to patients. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Fondazione Telethon (Telethon) and Ospedale San Raffaele (OS...
The development of brain cells in lab.
May 17, 2017 12:00 pm

The most complex organ in humans is the brain. Due to its complexity and, of course, for ethical reasons, it is extremely difficult to do scientific experiments on it -- ones that could help us to und...
Magnificent Results for A Saudi Hospital in Treating Sickle Cell Anemia with Stem Cells
May 16, 2017 2:00 pm

King Abdulaziz Medical City succeeded in treating 18 patients with Sickle cell anemia by stem cells transplantation and 100% of the patients were cured. The results were presented in the seventh an...
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Toxicology (9)
Another role for oxytocin revealed.
May 21, 2017 3:00 pm

Experts say oxytocin, a key hormone made naturally by the brain, could hold the key to treating drug addicts and help them avoid relapse. Oxytocin is most usually associated with childbirth and breas...
Discovering Neurological Factors Related to Alcoholism
May 18, 2017 4:00 pm

A new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) could help researchers develop personalized treatments for alcoholism and alcohol use disorder. The research reveals a key dif...
How Marijuana Mimic a Natural Compound to Relieve Stress
May 3, 2017 11:00 am

A natural signaling molecule that activates cannabinoid receptors in the brain plays a critical role in stress-resilience -- the ability to adapt to repeated and acute exposures to traumatic stress, a...
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Urology (5)
Stem Cells Help In Treating Impotence
Apr 24, 2017 4:00 pm

New clinical trial results show that stem cells can restore sufficient erectile function to allow previously impotent men to have spontaneous intercourse. This is the first time stem cell therapy has ...
Vaginal Flora is not As Innocent As We Previously Believed.
Apr 15, 2017 2:00 pm

Urinary tract infections (UTI) are painful and unfortunately they’re also quite common; half of all women will eventually get a UTI and about a quarter will suffer from recurrent infections. New...
'Bad' Mitochondria and Renal Failure
Apr 3, 2017 12:00 pm

Biologists from the A.N. Belozersky Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology, a unit of the Lomonosov Moscow State University suggested the approach to prevent kidney injury after ischemia. Moreover, the...
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Vaccines (23)
How Influenza Acts in a Similar Way To Cancer Cells?
May 29, 2017 1:00 pm

Vaccines to prevent influenza infection have to change and adapt every year to the ever-evolving virus, and even current flu medications are becoming less effective as the virus learns to become resis...
Could Ebola vaccine Prevent The Next Outbreak of The Disease?
May 23, 2017 2:00 pm

An outbreak of the Ebola virus has emerged in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) said on 12 May. Congolese authorities have reported nine suspected cases o...
How One Viral Infection Affect The Outcome of Another?
May 14, 2017 9:00 pm

Zika, dengue, and West Nile viruses are all related - literally. They are all part of the flavivirus family, and similar viral protein structures shared by all three may explain why some populations i...
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Virology (63)
How Influenza Acts in a Similar Way To Cancer Cells?
May 29, 2017 1:00 pm

Vaccines to prevent influenza infection have to change and adapt every year to the ever-evolving virus, and even current flu medications are becoming less effective as the virus learns to become resis...
New Open Source for Plasmid Sharing
May 28, 2017 11:00 am

Addgene announces Alnylam and New England Biolabs® (NEB®) as founding sponsors of Addgene's new Viral Service launched in late 2016. Addgene's nonprofit mission is to accelerate resear...
Discovering A New Level Of HIV, Host Cells Interaction
May 26, 2017 1:00 pm

New research has provided the first evidence that viruses and hosts share highly similar regulatory sequences in their promoters -- the initiation sequences of human genes that code for functional pro...
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