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....

Adult brain prunes branched connections of new neurons

New brain cells began with a period of overgrowth, sending out a plethora of neuronal branches, before the brain...

RASP-UK on World Asthma Day 2016

Inspite of very safe and effective treatment, Bronchial asthmatics do not respond well in 5 – 10% of cases which are...

Targeted missiles against aggressive cancer cells

Targeted missiles that can enter cancer cells and deliver lethal cell toxins without harming surrounding healthy...

Resistance-proof antiviral that targets several diseases in development

Many efforts to fight viral diseases like Zika and Ebola focus on targeting the specific virus. But now, a new study...

Yeast study charts survival impact of genetic mutations

Scientists have mapped how thousands of genetic mutations can affect a cell's chances of survival. The study...

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