By Susan Scutti | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 14:50
Using electron cryo-microscopy, scientists have revealed the structure of a protein, TRPV1, which is known to play a significant role in our perceptions of both pain and heat.
By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 12/04/2013 - 14:00
A new, inexpensive microchip quickly diagnoses patients with HIV/AIDS and could lead to a simple finger stick test for the disease.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 21:34
A protein found in bacteriophages — bacterial viruses — has been found to kill E. coli bacteria, offering hope it could one day fight off antibiotic-resistant bacteria as well.
By Chris Weller | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 08:30
Scientists successfully introduced "designer sperm" into mouse embryos, opening doors for uncharted breakthroughs in human medicine.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 18:45
Marking the 25th annual World AIDS Day, President Obama pledged on Monday that research toward finding a cure for HIV and AIDS would receive an additional $100 million.
By John Ericson | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 17:57
A newly discovered protein may allow physicians to limit cell death associated with neurodegenerative disorders like Parkinson's disease.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 12/02/2013 - 16:59
Neglected babies sometimes grow up to be children who behave inappropriately; UCLA researchers believe such indiscriminate friendliness is rooted in the amygdala.