Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTResearchers find that low levels of a protein called DLK1 in the blood of pregnant women could indicate a greater risk of pregnancy complications.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTOne day before ovulation, human oocytes begin to divide into what will become mature eggs.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTPerhaps the bias against left-handers dates back much further than we thought.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe time of day determines a muscle's energy efficiency and metabolic response.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTTestosterone. It's often lauded as the hormone that makes males bigger, bolder, stronger.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:00:00 PDTDoctors report - 2 years post-transplantation - improvements in most of 10 patients with damaged knees repaired with cartilage grown from their nose cells.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTAbout 150 million years ago, snakes roamed about on well-developed legs. Now, two University of Florida researchers have discovered how snakes' legs eventually disappeared.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTThousands of new immune system signals have been uncovered with potential implications for immunotherapy, autoimmune diseases and vaccine development.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTScientists at VIB and KU Leuven have discovered a crucial factor in the spread of cancer.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTMigraines have proven notoriously difficult to understand. New research points the finger at oral bacteria. Could the culprit have finally been found?
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTProx1 gene has long been known to play an important role in fetal development. Finnish researchers have now discovered that Prox1 is essential also for skeletal muscle stem cell differentiation.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTThe human body can usually cope with the limited amount of detritus created from normal cellular lifecycles through the deployment of immune cells to remove the material.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTToward the ultimate goal of engineering human tissues and organs that can mimic native function for use in drug screening, disease modeling, and regenerative medicine, a Wyss Institute team led by...
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTSudden death strikes approximately 11,000 people under age 45 in the U.S. every year, leaving living relatives with troubling questions about their own risk.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTSpreading tumor cells are able to adapt their metabolism to the specific organs they are invading.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 07:00:00 PDTMouse study furthers idea that manipulating resident stem cells could help patients with TMJ disorders and other fibrocartilage diseases or injuries.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) have demonstrated how Rad4, a protein involved in DNA repair, scans the DNA in a...
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA study published by researchers at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine describes that certain proteins playing a role in cancer progression...
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTScientists have discovered a new way to look for ageing cells across a wide range of biological materials; the new method will boost understanding of cellular development and ageing as well as the...
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTContrary to a review from the World Health Organization in 2007, a new study finds no link between night shift work and increased risk of breast cancer.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTA study published online in Nature by Albert Einstein College of Medicine scientists suggests that it may not be possible to extend the human life span beyond the ages already attained by the...
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 02:00:00 PDTOkayama University researchers control the timing and location of protein synthesis using a photoresponsive compound that is an inactive key molecule until it is activated by brief irradiation.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 07:00:00 PDTResearchers discover the cell surface protein PD-1, an existing drug target for some cancers, could also be a target for autoimmune disorders like asthma.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTWhen people are deprived of food, a number of biological mechanisms are set in motion to adapt the body's metabolism to the conditions of scarcity.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 02:00:00 PDTSynapses, connecting the neurons in our brains, continuously encode new memories, but the ability to form new memories ("learning") diminishes drastically for many of us as we get older.