A 3-D carbon nanotube mesh enables rat spinal tissue sections to reconnect in culture.
October 9, 2012|
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
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October 8, 2012|
John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka win this year’s Nobel Prize in Medicine for learning how to reboot cellular development.
October 4, 2012|
A brewmaster is creating a signature concoction using yeast found in his facial hair.
September 27, 2012|
Scientists unravel the confusing molecular biology behind a fruit fly’s reliance on a single type of cactus.
September 26, 2012|
Researchers show that nanowire-based biosensors can collect and detect proteins in one chip.
September 17, 2012|
Many vaccines are on the market for various serogroups of meningococcal disease, but a solution to provide broad protection against MenB remains elusive.
August 31, 2012|
Stem cells collected from younger donors are more effective for transplantation and regenerative medicine than those from older individuals.
August 30, 2012|
Researchers monitor the movement of the Pacific’s largest predators and share the information with the world in real time.
August 29, 2012|
The latest news from a long-term study of calorie restriction in rhesus macaques shows better health, but no boost in lifespan, in monkeys who eat less.
August 22, 2012|
Researchers show that blood spotted onto Guthrie cards, usually at birth, can be a high quality source of methylated DNA for long-term epigenetic studies.