Breast cancer diagnosis improves with help from artificial intelligence

A newly developed artificial intelligence system is showing promise as a way to help pathologists improve diagnosis...

What is Chronic Pain and Why Is It Hard to Treat?

A recent study by the National Institutes of Health found that more than one in three people in the United States...

Hormone causes decline in cognition after social stress

How does stress influence our cognitive performance? This is an issue scientists at the Max Planck Institute of...

Nanoparticles beat back atherosclerosis

Careening through the bloodstream, a single nanoparticle is dwarfed by red blood cells whizzing by that are 100...

New technique captures activity of an entire brain in a snapshot

When it comes to measuring brain activity, scientists have tools that can take a precise look at a small slice of...

Teamwork enables bacterial survival

A new study from MIT finds that two strains of bacteria that are each resistant to one antibiotic can protect each...

Hormones that are released during hunger affect decision making

Never make a decision when you are hungry. The hormone ghrelin – that is released before meals and known to increase...

Experimental therapy halts treatment-resistant brain tumors in mouse model

Researchers report in the journal Cancer Cell an experimental therapy that in laboratory tests on human...

New Material Can Imitate Youthful Skin

A team of scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Massachusetts General Hospital have devised...

Antibiotic use in America: 30 percent of prescriptions 'inappropriate'

Antibiotics have been an invaluable line of defense against infection since penicillin was first used in the 1920s....

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