November 1, 2012|
From basic research to beneficial therapies
October 24, 2012|
Swapping chromosomes from one human egg to another could eliminate mitochondrial DNA mutations that cause disease.
October 12, 2012|
Keith Campbell, a biologist who was part of the effort to clone Dolly the sheep, has passed away at the age of 58.
October 1, 2012|
Laboratory-raised populations of dung beetles reveal a mother's extragenetic influence on the physiques of her sons.
September 17, 2012|
Mice raised in isolation from their mothers developed cognitive deficits similar to those of babies raised in orphanages where physical contact is infrequent.
September 13, 2012|
In diabetic mice, the cells of the pancreas don’t die, but rather revert to an earlier state incapable of producing the insulin the body needs.
September 1, 2012|
The brain’s phagocytes follow an ATP bread trail laid down by calcium waves to the site of damage.
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 28, 2012|
The Office of Research integrity sanctions a Joslin Diabetes Center researcher for fudging data in retracted papers.
July 31, 2012|
Japanese astronauts deliver an aquarium to the International Space Station to study the effects of microgravity on marine life.