Technique could be used in new treatments for Parkinson's disease, diabetes, multiple sclerosis
Study finds that collisions and near misses increase most with passenger distraction
A chimeric mouse with a humanized liver offers a novel window into drug toxicity.
Analysis of tribe with ancient lifestyle suggests that our conceptions of "healthy microbes" are simplistic
"Measles Mary" raises questions about how long vaccine-given immunity lasts
As health workers struggle to contain the Ebola virus that has already killed more than 100 people, scientists are searching for clues about where the outbreak came from.
With a simple new tool available, yaws has joined the disease eradication hit list.
Scientists have come up with a gallery of rogues to explain an epidemic of kidney disease in Central America. But the culprit has stayed one step ahead.
Starting in the 1950s, researchers hunted for the cause of an unusual chronic kidney disease afflicting farming communities in the Balkans. It took a mishap with Chinese herbal medicine in Belgium and the dogged sleuthing of molecular epidemiologists to arrive at the culprit.
Contentious paper on heart muscle regeneration in the journal Circulation receives university scrutiny
New study questions strategy of stockpiling oseltamivir in case of flu pandemics
Study shows a deadly parasite eats human cells alive—piece by tiny piece
European Commission must consider turning petitioners' plea into E.U. law
Study suggests that the tougher food is to chew, the fewer calories we consume
As constraints take hold in biomedicine, scientists are forced to adapt.
A young Parkinson's researcher struggles to establish herself, a task made much harder by the challenge of landing her first big grant.
A geneticist with nearly $3 million in grants considers what's behind his financial success.
Looking for new dollars, a nutritionist turns to crowd funding, and hopes she can raise what she needs by the deadline.
Investigators have been shifting to more applied research, leaving less discovery science
Last year, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics had recommended full disclosure
CDC report finds one in 68 children now has autism spectrum disorder, but diagnostic changes may explain jump in cases
Scientists hope that womb transplants can give women with a dysfunctional or missing uterus the option of bearing their own children, but the procedure is fraught with unique challenges and ethical dilemmas.
Two years after the first recorded deaths from MERS, most scientists agree that camels are key to the spread of the deadly disease. But containing it won't be easy.
Early intervention linked to lower heart disease, obesity 30 years later
Bacterium that causes STD latches on to proteins in seminal fluid
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