The company's massive database of genetic information it collected over the years will play an...
Healthy women possessing a certain abnormality on MRIs are nine times more likely to get breast...
The company expects that while vaccines will be an essential component of future dengue and...
A SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) team annually publicly celebrates the discovery of 10 of the most interesting newly discovered species, to bring attention to the fact that, if humans don’t take far greater care of them all, we may have a mass extinction of 70% of all species on Earth within 300 years.
The largest meta-study of twins in history—which examines 14.5 million sets of twins — found that, generally, genes and environment play an equal role in human development.
Researchers have discovered that unique genome sequences allow fish, reptiles, birds and other animals to create a compound that acts as sunscreen.
Researchers at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed a new technology that turns a smartphone into a DNA-scanning fluorescent microscope. Lead researcher Aydogan Ozcan, Howard Hughes Medical Institute chancellor professor at UCLA, sat down with Bioscience Technology to talk about this advancement and its implications for resource-poor labs, and for personalized medicine.
Abcodia announced this week it raised $8 million to bring its ovarian cancer screening test called ROCA to market.
Cognition improves in older people who eat a plant-based Mediterranean diet with antioxidant-rich extra virgin olive oil or mixed nuts, according to rare clinical trial research published by JAMA Internal Medicine.
DNA phenotyping is just starting to be used to track down criminals, generate new leads on cold-case homicides, and put faces to unidentified and missing people. Now in Hong Kong, it’s being used to threaten litterbugs with public shame, according to organizers of a new anti-polluting campaign.
A tiny microfluidic chip can capture circulating clusters of tumor cells, researchers said. The finding could provide important new clues about how cancer spreads – and could even be a “breakthrough technology,” they said.
The hope is that this standard can be used among the scientific community to see how well their genomic analysis tools match up.
These companies are having an interesting year so far.
Vitamin D could give your sickly feline friend its 10th life, according to a recent study. New research from the University of Edinburgh found that higher levels of vitamin D were linked to increased survival changes for hospitalized cats.
Standard versions of this screening process would have only been able to pinpoint ovarian cancer in less than half of this group.
GlaxoSmithKline and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill are teaming up to run this operation.
It has been hailed as the equivalent of Google Maps for the human body by The New York Times, and now the award-winning mobile-friendly platform BioDigital Human is looking to change the way healthcare information is shared, consumed and understood.
Four of the world’s best Texas Hold ‘Em poker players squared off against a computer called Claudico during a two-week tournament at a Pittsburgh casino. Some $170 million was “bet” during the “Brains Vs. Artificial Intelligence” exhibition over 80,000 hands.