CAMBRIDGE, MA -- By delivering strands of genetic material known as messenger RNA (mRNA) into cells, researchers can induce the cells to produce any protein encoded by the mRNA. This technique holds g..
A new study of the human microbiome -- the trillions of microbial organisms that live on and within our bodies -- has uncovered millions of previously unknown genes from microbial communities in the h..
The first time a young surgeon threads a wire through a stroke victim's chest up through their neck and fishes a blood clot out of their brain may be one of the most harrowing moments in her care..
Credit: Salk Institute LA JOLLA -- (Sept. 20, 2017) Is it better to do a task quickly and make mistakes, or to do it slowly but perfectly? When it comes to deciding how to fix breaks in DNA, cells fa..
Credit: Image courtesy of Michelle Monje, M.D., Ph.D., Stanford University. New research conducted in mice provides evidence that highly lethal brain tumors, called high-grade gliomas, stop growing..
(Boston) - Colorectal cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. In a new study, researchers demonstrate for the first time that a previously uncharacterized protein is ..
PHILADELPHIA -- (Sept. 20, 2017) -- A study conducted at The Wistar Institute has led to the identification of a slowly proliferating and highly invasive melanoma cell subpopulation, characterized by ..
BALTIMORE - Sept. 20, 2017. University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers are investigating a new approach to treat high-risk soft-tissue sarcomas by combining two immunotherapy drugs with rad..
Researchers at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO) have discovered a genetic alteration that is directly involved in at least 10% of cases of one of the most common cancers in children,..
Credit: Penn Medicine PHILADELPHIA - Opening up a new pathway to fight cancer, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found a way to target an enzyme that is crucial to tumor growth whi..
Credit: MD Anderson Cancer Center Participating in twice-weekly practice of Tibetan yoga may reduce sleep disturbances and improve sleep quality in breast cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, ac..
Credit: NASA While people protect their eyes from the sun's radiation during a solar eclipse, NASA's Human Research Program (HRP) is working to protect the whole human body from radiation..
Heart disease and heart-related illnesses are a leading cause of death around the world, but treatment options are limited. Now, one group reports in ACS Nano that encapsulating stem cells in a nanoge..
Credit: Foto: Peter Mesenholl Gender perspectives in mathematics, information sciences, natural sciences and technology: The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has granted the joint p..