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28 Aug 2016
Scientists have demonstrated for the first time the 'perfect storm' of conditions that cells need to start forming cancer, helping to explain why... +more
24 Jul 2016
No one knows exactly how it happened. It may have entered through a cut or bite wound, the blood of a chimpanzee seeping into an exposed fingertip or... +more
20 Jun 2016
An exhaustive look at how bacteria hold their ground and avoid getting pushed around by their environment shows how dozens of genes aid the essential... +more
28 May 2016
A naturally occurring vitamin, nicotinamide riboside (NR), can lower blood sugar levels, reduce fatty liver, and prevent peripheral nerve damage in... +more
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