Credit: Alice R. Walker Researchers have identified a novel mutation that may be associated with prostate cancer in African American men, according to a new study published in PLOS Computational Bi..
Researchers say 'benevolent bots', otherwise known as software robots, that are designed to improve articles on Wikipedia sometimes have online 'fights' over content that can conti..
Credit: Norrie Russell, The Roslin Institute Scientists have produced pigs that may be protected from an infection that costs the swine industry billions each year. The team have used advanced ge..
Credit: Jan Schmoranzer, Leibniz-Institut für Molekulare Pharmakologie "A case of mistaken identity" may drive the plot of the latest spy film or crime novel, but it's only a tale of trouble f..
(MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Feb.23, 2017) The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has awarded a five-year, $11.9 million grant to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and collaborators to deliv..
Credit: Photo courtesy of NYU Langone Medical Center Current treatments for rheumatoid arthritis relieve the inflammation that leads to joint destruction, but the immunologic defect that triggers t..
Credit: The American Chemical Society WASHINGTON, Feb. 23, 2017 -- Catnip is notorious for its euphoric effects on our feline companions. What is it about catnip that makes cats go nuts, and what b..
Los Angeles, Calif., Feb. 23, 2017 - A landmark study published today in Cell finds that providing mice with a temporary, specifically formulated Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD™) promotes the growth of n..
Credit: The American Phytopathological Society St. Paul, Minn. (February 2017)--Rhizoctonia species--and R. solani specifically--are a complex group of soil fungi with broad host range and world-wid..
Credit: Courtesy of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. After almost four decades, an elusive, eyeless catfish measuring less than an inch now has a name and a detailed description..
Credit: USDA-ARS URBANA, Ill. - Each spring, tiny roundworms hatch and wriggle over to the nearest soybean root to feed. Before farmers are even aware of the belowground infestation, the soybean cy..
Credit: Credits: NASA/NRL NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of the end of Tropical Cyclone 8P as it was being sheared apart by strong vertical wind shear. Tropical Cyclone 8P "lived an..
Credit: MD Anderson Cancer Center Discovery of a dual role played by the enzyme phosphoglycerate kinase 1 (PGK1) may indicate a new therapeutic target for glioblastoma, an often fatal form of brain..
February 23, 2017 (Cambridge, MA) -- Proteins do most of the work inside the human body, supporting the structure, function, regulation, and repair of organs, tissues and cells. Proteins are synthesiz..