Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTScientists have discovered how a unique bacterial enzyme can blunt the body's key weapons in its fight against infection.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTA new study looks at how a sedentary lifestyle, with little exercise, affects telomere length and leads to biological aging in older women.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTJuntendo University researchers identify areas of the brain responsible for metacognitive memory evaluation in macaque monkeys.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTResearchers reveal how an enzyme found in baker's yeast could offer a safer, more effective treatment option for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTResearchers find that mice low in CPEB4 protein develop fatty liver as they age and that the protein plays a key role in the liver's stress response.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers reveal how a drug used to treat a form of skin cancer converted white fat into beneficial brown fat and reduced weight gain in mice.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTStandard chemotherapy is a blunt force instrument against cancer - and it's a rare cancer patient who escapes debilitating side effects from systemic treatments that mostly affect dividing cells...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhen we eat, we do not just take in nutrients - we also consume a significant quantity of bacteria.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTRegardless of whether we are sitting in a loud aeroplane or walking through a quiet forest clearing, how humans perceive their environment depends on the stimuli.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 02:00:00 PSTA protein that controls cell division also has a key role in switching genes on and off, scientists have found, in a discovery which could reinvent cancer treatment.
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTOver a century ago, a German-born scientist experimenting with impregnated sea urchin eggs had an insight that led to one of the first modern theories of cancer.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTScientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a protein that fine-tunes the cellular clock involved in aging.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTCells in the brain responsible for detecting and fixing minor damage renew themselves more quickly than previously thought, new research has shown.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTBone fractures do not heal well in people with diabetes. A new study of mice suggests a protein that stimulates skeletal stem cells may offer a solution.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTA team of researchers at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) shake at the foundations of a dogma of cell biology.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTResearchers find a class of drugs used to treat estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer might also reduce the spread of triple-negative breast cancer.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTBiologists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have discovered a new mechanism that likely underlies how we feel force or touch.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTBasel-based doctors are on the trail of a possible connection between autoimmune diseases and infections: errors can occur when immune cells absorb certain proteins from pathogen cells.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTStudy finds that a broken switch allows cancer cells to shrug off shape-changing and movement constraints of their extracellular matrix to grow and spread.
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers have uncovered evidence that a dysregulated gene network may be responsible for mood changes in a severe form of premenstrual syndrome.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTTweaking the structure of insulin by swapping one atom appears to make it available to the organism more rapidly, without altering its effectiveness.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists at the University of Bonn have shown in mice that excess pounds can simply be melted away by converting unwanted white fat cells into energy-consuming brown slimming cells.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists at the Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC) at Osaka University, Japan, report a new group of monocytes they call SatM.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 14:00:00 PSTScientists from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have discovered the secret behind the toughness of deer antlers and how they can resist breaking during fights.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAs a species we're so brain-proud it doesn't occur to most of us to ask whether a big brain has disadvantages as well as cognitive benefits.