The scientists studied two lung cancer patients where they found immune cells in the tumors that corresponded with the aforementioned antigens.
While SeaWorld's decision last month to end its orca breeding program delighted animal rights...
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A patient who suffered for three years from confusion and difficulty walking was successfully treated after a research team used an experimental technique, known as high-throughput metagenomic shotgun sequencing, to identify the cause of his symptoms.
Using a miniature microscope that opens a window into the brain, neuroscientists have identified in mice how the brain links different memories over time. While aging weakens these connections, the team devised a way for the middle-aged brain to reconnect separate memories.
A team of bioengineering researchers has decoded the mechanism that some bacteria use to make life-or-death decisions during extremely tough times.
Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute call for the formation of a National Microbiome Data Center to efficiently manage the datasets accumulated globally. By integrating and harnessing all available microbiome data and metadata, researchers could conduct larger-scale comparative analyses in order to address global challenges related to energy, environment, health and agriculture.
English ivy's natural glue might hold the key to new approaches to wound healing, stronger armor for the military and maybe even cosmetics with better staying power.
The team reports how it rigorously compared and ranked the most commonly used artificial Cas9 activators in different cell types from organisms including humans, mice and flies. The findings provide a valuable guide to researchers, allowing them to streamline their endeavors.
Men with blood cells that do not carry the Y chromosome are at greater risk of being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. This is in addition to an increased risk of death from other causes, including many cancers.
National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease, according to a senior House Democrat in a report issued Monday.
A study of Chinese older adults linked higher long-term fluctuations in blood pressure readings to increased declines in brain function and verbal memory.
What used to be dismissed by many as "junk DNA" is back with a vengeance as growing data points to the importance of non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) -- genome's messages that do not code for proteins -- in development and disease. But our progress in understanding these molecules has been slow because of the lack of technologies that allow the systematic mapping of their functions.
The saltmarsh sparrow is disappearing from its home on the East Coast and could be headed for extinction in as little as 50 years, say scientists whose work could help protect the little birds.
A new study identified a "sunscreen" gene that may help stave off skin cancer. The researchers found that the "UV radiation Resistance Associated Gene" is a tumor suppressor for skin cancer, which is the most common form of cancer in the United States.
Bring the drugs, hold the suds. That summarizes a promising new drug-making technique designed to reduce serious allergic reactions and other side effects from anti-cancer medicine, testosterone and other drugs that are administered with a needle.
France's health minister presented a plan on Monday to tighten the rules regarding human drug trials following an experimental test that killed a volunteer in January.
A 'cure' for cancer is elusive, but scientists are working on ways to detect -- and even prevent -- cancer cells from spreading through the body.