Cancer cells' evasive action revealed

Researchers at Rice University and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have uncovered a trick used by...

Scientists eliminate core symptom of schizophrenia in mice

Researchers have successfully disrupted a genetic chain of events in a mouse model of schizophrenia and reversed...

Could 'mini-brains' replace animal models in the lab?

Animal trials are almost as old as medical science itself, but their history and usefulness does not prevent them...

Sneezes, Frame by Frame

Here’s some incentive to cover your mouth the next time you sneeze: New high-speed videos captured by MIT...

Researchers use genetically modified circulating tumor cells to kill other tumors

An international team of medical researchers has found a way to use a kind of cancer cell as a cargo vessel of sorts...

Of mice and men (and pigs), a cystic fibrosis mystery solved

New research from the University of Iowa answers a question that has vexed cystic fibrosis (CF) researchers for...

HIV is Still Growing, Even When Undetectable in the Blood

A team of international researchers including scientists from Oxford University has found that HIV is still...

Cells talk to their neighbors before making a move

To decide whether and where to move in the body, cells must read chemical signals in their environment. Individual...

Measuring brain waves may help predict a patient’s response to anesthesia

Signals in the brain can hint at whether a person undergoing anesthesia will slip under easily or fight the drug, a...

Retraining the immune system may hold key to diabetes prevention

People with Type 1 diabetes could one day see the faulty cells in their pancreas either restored

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