Regularly taking breaks from eating—for hours or days—can trigger changes both expected, such as in metabolic dynamics and inflammation, and surprising, as in immune system function and cancer progression.
August 1, 2014|
When proverbs come true
August 1, 2014|
Nearly 30 years after the discovery of tiny barrel-shape structures called vaults, their natural functions remain elusive. Nevertheless, researchers are beginning to put these nanoparticles to work in biomedicine.
July 31, 2014|
An improved tissue-clearing technique makes whole animals transparent.
July 25, 2014|
Blood-based Alzheimer’s diagnostics; CRISPR cuts out HIV; Leishmania and the sand fly microbiome; deconstructing the lionfish science fair debacle
July 18, 2014|
Converting heart muscle to pacemaker cells in pigs; alternative splicing and the human proteome; questioning a reported yogurt mold-illness link; H. pylori swiftly find mouse stomach injuries
July 14, 2014|
Carlos Barbas III, a renowned organic chemist whose research helped in drug development, passed away at age 49.
July 10, 2014|
Olfactory receptors in the skin may help repair damaged tissue, a study shows.
July 3, 2014|
Scientists show how cell stress both prevents and promotes cell suicide in a study that’s equally divisive.
July 1, 2014|
There are no FDA-approved drugs to treat low sexual desire in women, but not for lack of trying.
June 24, 2014|
Second new drug to treat methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus approved under US Food and Drug Administration incentive program.