coronary heart disease, immunology, microbiology, cell & molecular biology
Animal Experiments Increase in the UK
Megan Scudellari | Jul 14, 2011
The hike is attributed to expanded use of genetically modified and mutant animals.
Circadian Signs of Aging
Kerry Grens | Jul 13, 2011
The neural nexus of the circadian clock shows signs of functional decline as mice age, providing clues as to why sleep patterns tend to change as people grow older.
Contact Allergies May Help Stymie Cancer
Edyta Zielinska | Jul 12, 2011
New data suggests that skin rashes are associated with lower risk of developing certain cancers.
Rising Waters Wash Away Cell Lines
Jef Akst | Jul 11, 2011
A Danish cell bank scrambles to save irreplaceable cell and tissue samples in the wake of a flood.
Putting Vaccines to the Test
Tia Ghose | Jul 10, 2011
Gene expression analysis allows researchers to predict which patients will respond to flu vaccines and possibly expedite vaccine development.
Embryos Right Genetic Wrongs?
Amy Maxmen | Jul 8, 2011
New evidence supports an old idea that embryos with genetic abnormalities can somehow fix themselves early in development.
Cellular Salve
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 8, 2011
Ivan Martin talks about the promise of using cell-based therapies to regenerate joint cartilage.
Study Pulled Minutes Before Publication
Jessica P. Johnson | Jul 8, 2011
A journal halts publication of a study on the benefits of meditation for heart disease to review additional data.
Not Salt's Fault?
Jef Akst | Jul 7, 2011
New research raises doubt about whether cutting dietary sodium reduces risk of death from heart disease.
Radical Reversal
Megan Scudellari | Jul 6, 2011
Free radicals, widely believed to promote cancer, may actually slow tumor growth.