Stem cells and cancer cells have enough molecular similarities that the former can be used to trigger immunity against the latter.
June 28, 2011|
Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.
Covering the life sciences inside and out
June 23, 2011|
The world's smallest microbial fuel cell could be used to power underwater remote sensors or even medical implants.
June 22, 2011|
Flying in a flock comes at a considerable energetic cost for pigeons, raising the question of why they do it.
June 20, 2011|
Proteins and nanoparticles that talk in order to more efficiently locate and treat tumors could reduce collateral damage to healthy tissues.
June 15, 2011|
Scientists use Google Earth to observe the effects of predators on the feeding patterns of coral reef herbivores.
June 14, 2011|
Drug therapies tailored to the DNA profiles of individual patients could change the face of medicine, but such treatments aren't commonly used in the clinic.
May 31, 2011|
Human development may destroy natural habitats, but it could also provide amphibians with a safe haven from deadly fungal infections.