By John Ericson | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 18:20
Coffee and beer were shown to influence cellular properties thought to control the aging process.
By John Ericson | Thu, 11/21/2013 - 17:33
A single cell may lead the migratory process that precedes cancerous tumor growth.
By John Ericson | Sun, 11/17/2013 - 19:06
A new type of drug combination may significantly improve the outcome of chemotherapy by disabling the cells' ability to recognize genetic damage.
By John Ericson | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 19:29
The fountain-of-youth gene Lin28a was shown to accelerate tissue repair and hair regrowth in adult mice.
By John Ericson | Sun, 10/27/2013 - 19:51
Researchers have identified 11 additional gene variants associated with late-onset Alzheimer's Disease, which could serve as potential targets for drug therapies.
By John Ericson | Wed, 09/11/2013 - 20:04
Scientists have determined viable DNA cannot be derived from fossilized insects, and that a Jurassic Park-style dinosaur zoo probably won't happen.
By John Ericson | Thu, 09/05/2013 - 20:24
Down syndrome research "on the verge of a revolution" after a single injection of the new compound eliminates learning disabilities in newborn mouse model.
By John Ericson | Tue, 08/20/2013 - 19:21
After buying John Lennon's tooth for $30,000 at an auction in 2011, Dr. Michael Zuc says his next goal is to clone the Beatles-member and give him "another chance."
By Nsikan Akpan | Thu, 08/15/2013 - 12:28
A UC San Diego study scans the genomes of Andean natives to uncover the genetic basis of altitude sickness.
By Matthew Mientka | Thu, 05/23/2013 - 06:37
A new study out of the University of Illinois claims that 35 percent of young Mexicans may be genetically predisposed to obesity.