April 14, 2014|
Doctors implant custom-made organs, built from a tissue sample and a biodegradable scaffold, into four female patients born with underdeveloped or missing vaginas.
April 14, 2014|
April 9, 2014|
Study finds that prediagnosis obesity is predictive of poor prognosis, even among patients who have a molecular marker associated with better disease outcome.
April 2, 2014|
Researchers complete an atlas depicting gene expression across the developing human brain.
March 26, 2014|
New research suggests that the wooly beasts may have succumbed to a shrinking gene pool or intense environmental pressures as their species went extinct.
March 20, 2014|
The breast cancer-associated gene may play a protective role in neural stem cells, a mouse study finds.
March 14, 2014|
Whole-genome sequencing in the clinic; blood-based biomarkers predict future cognitive problems; how some pain meds inhibit bacterial growth; ResearchGate launches Open Review
March 12, 2014|
In light of a study that showed blood-based biomarkers could predict future cognitive impairment, researchers discuss statistical analyses and the problem of false positives.
March 1, 2014|
Once believed to be irrevocably differentiated, mature cells are now proving to be flexible, able to switch identities with relatively simple manipulation.
February 27, 2014|
Study finds that a handful of biological indicators can predict a healthy person’s risk of dying within five years.
February 19, 2014|
Researchers identify elevated levels of a stress hormone in teenage boys as a signpost of major depression.