Astronaut Study Shows Some Lasting Changes from Time in Space
Astronaut Study Shows Some Lasting Changes from Time in Space
Scott Kelly’s physiology, gene activity, and mental performance changed after time aboard the International Space Station, but mostly returned to normal once back on Earth.
Astronaut Study Shows Some Lasting Changes from Time in Space
Astronaut Study Shows Some Lasting Changes from Time in Space

Scott Kelly’s physiology, gene activity, and mental performance changed after time aboard the International Space Station, but mostly returned to normal once back on Earth.

Scott Kelly’s physiology, gene activity, and mental performance changed after time aboard the International Space Station, but mostly returned to normal once back on Earth.

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Astronaut Study Shows Some Lasting Changes from Time in Space
Astronaut Study Shows Some Lasting Changes from Time in Space
Kerry Grens | Apr 11, 2019
Scott Kelly’s physiology, gene activity, and mental performance changed after time aboard the International Space Station, but mostly returned to normal once back on Earth.
How the Brain Changes on Ketamine: A Live Animal Study
How the Brain Changes on Ketamine: A Live Animal Study
Ruth Williams | Apr 11, 2019
The drug promotes and sustains brain cell connectivity in mice, reversing the effects of chronic stress.
Image of the Day: Tiny Targets
Image of the Day: Tiny Targets
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 10, 2019
Beads filled with bacterial colonies indicate which antimicrobial compounds are working.
US Measles Cases Continue to Climb Toward Record High
US Measles Cases Continue to Climb Toward Record High
Ashley Yeager | Apr 9, 2019
So far this year, 465 infections have been reported, with numbers approaching their highest since measles returned to the country.
FDA, New York Attorney General Go After Stem Cell Clinics
FDA, New York Attorney General Go After Stem Cell Clinics
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 8, 2019
Warning letters and lawsuits attempt to regulate an industry providing treatments that may have serious health risks.
Q&A: Epigenetic Therapies for Breast Cancer
Q&A: Epigenetic Therapies for Breast Cancer
Katarina Zimmer | Apr 4, 2019
Breast cancer researcher and oncologist Nancy Davidson discusses what we’ve learned from the first wave of epigenetic trials for breast cancer, and what challenges lie ahead before such therapies reach the clinic.
Image of the Day: Tuft Cells
Image of the Day: Tuft Cells
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 3, 2019
After a severe case of flu, mice have chemosensory cells in their lungs, a place where they don’t normally occur.
In Three Months, US Measles Cases Surpass 2018 Numbers
In Three Months, US Measles Cases Surpass 2018 Numbers
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 2, 2019
Most people who contracted the disease were unvaccinated and some state legislatures are now considering whether to curtail nonmedical vaccine exemptions.
Scientists Take Aim at Disease-Causing RNAs Using Small-Molecule Drugs
Scientists Take Aim at Disease-Causing RNAs Using Small-Molecule Drugs
Claire Asher | Apr 1, 2019
Renewed interest from the biotech industry sparks hope for drugging the nucleic acid to treat cancer and other conditions.
Tuberculosis Can Emerge After Cancer Immunotherapy
Tuberculosis Can Emerge After Cancer Immunotherapy
Ashley Yeager | Apr 1, 2019
At least a handful of patients have developed active TB after receiving cancer treatment designed to boost the immune system’s antitumor response.