A biotech company reports that an experimental treatment elongated its CEO’s telomeres.
December 31, 2015|
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December 29, 2015|
A second fatal, transmissible cancer has been identified in the already endangered species.
December 21, 2015|
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November 26, 2015|
Scientists document the characteristics and connections of mouse neocortical neurons to establish the most detailed microcircuit map to date.
November 19, 2015|
A type of bariatric surgery eliminates gut-to-brain signals that trigger sugar highs, a mouse study shows.
November 12, 2015|
Scientists identify a barrier in mice between the intestine and its blood supply, and suggest how Salmonella sneaks through it.
October 29, 2015|
Genomic data shared via the Beacon Project are vulnerable to privacy breaches, scientists show.
October 22, 2015|
Parasite-derived exosomes boost Leishmania infection in mice.
September 30, 2015|
Scientists discover a novel antibacterial molecule that targets a vital RNA regulatory element.
September 16, 2015|
In a small study, researchers find a link between an individual’s skin microbiome and the ability to clear a bacterial infection.