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15 May 2016
A major reason why cancer drugs fail is that they cannot penetrate the high-pressure environment of solid tumors. A study published May 10th in... +more
02 May 2016
Fully functioning pancreatic cells that produce insulin have been created in the laboratory from human stem cells for the first time. The research... +more
22 Apr 2016
A typical mouse laboratory is kept between 20 and 26 degrees C, but if the mice had it their way, it would be a warm 30 degrees C. While the mice are... +more
11 Apr 2016
The Chinese skullcap, Scutellaria baicalensis -- otherwise known in Chinese medicine as Huang-Qin -- is traditionally used as a treatment for... +more
29 Feb 2016
"Dogs naturally suffer complex diseases, including mental disorders that are similar to those in humans. Among those is canine compulsive... +more
02 Feb 2016
Wheat yields could be significantly increased thanks to varieties with a superior form of a common enzyme, according to new research. Plant... +more
20 Jan 2016
A new method by researchers in the UK and Belgium makes it possible to study the epigenome and transcriptome of a single cell at the same time. The... +more
09 Jan 2016
A new technique that has the potential to treat inherited diseases by removing genetic defects has been shown for the first time to hinder retinal... +more
29 Dec 2015
Seven months after South Korea identified its first case of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), the country is calling the outbreak officially... +more
23 Dec 2015
Cambridge researchers have found the strongest evidence to date that human pluripotent stem cells -- cells that can give rise to all tissues of the... +more