A Single Mutation May Have Sparked Multicellular Life

Millions of years ago, a very important change – or mistake – in our ancestors’ DNA occurred, and it may explain why...

Using Skin to Save the Heart

Following a heart attack or other heart trauma, the heart is unable to replace its dead cells. Patients are often...

Gene Editing Could Yield New Muscular Dystrophy Therapy

The controversial gene editing technique, Crispr-Cas9, could help create a treatment for muscular dystrophy,...

Diabetes Public Health Diabetes in UK tops 4 million

Diabetes UK - who used GP patient data to estimate the number – say there are now 4.05 million people with diabetes...

A multitool for cells: Understanding the sense of smell in cells

A frequent problem faced by cells is that they are surrounded by a promising cloud of scent and must determine the...

Scientists Draw Up Molecular Blueprint of Tiny Cellular ‘Nanomachine'

Scientists have drawn up molecular blueprints of a tiny cellular 'nanomachine', whose evolution is an extraordinary...

To treat the heart, start with the gut

Blocking gut reactions could help defend against heart disease.

Intestinal microbes break down the essential...

Season's Greetings

As the holiday season approaches, we’d like to take a minute to reflect on 2015. This is a wonderful time for us to...

Niche Attends Pharma Outsourcing in Stockholm

Yesterday (10 December, 2015), the Niche Business Development Team attended the 2015 Pharma Outsourcing meeting in...

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