From extending lifespan to bolstering the immune system, the drug’s effects are only just beginning to be understood.
March 15, 2018|
A device dubbed the “mother machine” enables real-time observation of mutagenesis in single bacterial cells.
March 15, 2018|
March 2, 2018|
At Hampshire College, students and faculty use the amoeba Physarum polycephalum—both a “visiting scholar” and a model organism—to examine human societal and political quandaries.
February 15, 2018|
Stem cells and cancer cells have enough molecular similarities that the former can be used to trigger immunity against the latter.
February 2, 2018|
In one of the first looks at the urinary virome, researchers find hundreds of viruses, most of which have never been sequenced before.
January 17, 2018|
Millions of measurements from 23 people who consumed extra calories every day for a month reveal changes in proteins, metabolites, and gut microbiota that accompany shifts in body mass.
January 12, 2018|
The discovery reveals the role of a growth factor and endothelial cells in thymus repair, and could have implications for chemotherapy and radiation patients’ recovery following treatment.
November 13, 2017|
A team has engineered two stem cell lines into “synthetic T cells” that destroy breast cancer cells in vitro.
October 17, 2017|
A new study identifies microorganisms residing in the human fallopian tubes and uterus, but some researchers are skeptical of the findings.
October 11, 2017|
Vaginal birth leads to changes in the development of offsprings’ microbiomes not seen among mice born via C-section, which researchers suspect might contribute to the weight differences.
September 6, 2017|
Sweet taste receptor-activating molecules produced by sinus microbes suppress the local innate immune system in humans.