A molecule that can block the progress of Alzheimer’s disease at a crucial stage in its development has been identified by researchers in a new study, raising the prospect that more such molecules may now be found.
A MIT researcher wants to bring advances in drug delivery and biomaterials to the clinic.
Cells lining the intestinal tract form a critical barrier, protecting our bodies from the billions of bacteria living in the gut.
Australia is funding a three-year, 2.3 million Australian dollar ($1.8 million) project that will aid snakebite victims in Myanmar by upgrading care facilities and the quality and availability of antivenom.
Labconco Protector Premier Fiberglass Fume Hoods from ColeParmer have a molded one-piece liner of specially formulated, fiberglass-reinforced polyester which offers corrosion and fire resistance and easy cleanup.
The Ebola virus remains viable for at least seven days after death in non-human primates. A new study, published in Emerging Infectious Diseases, suggests that Ebola transmission from deceased individuals may be possible for an extended period of time after death, underscoring the importance of using safe practices for handling corpses.
Beavers don’t brush their teeth, and they don’t drink fluoridated water, but a new study reports beavers do have protection against tooth decay built into the chemical structure of their teeth.
Problem gambling and obsessive-compulsive behaviors share genetic as well as behavioral links, according to a new study.
This winter's nasty flu season has peaked and is clearly retreating, a new government report shows.
Nearly 200 pilot whales stranded themselves on New Zealand's South Island on Friday, and hordes of rescuers rushed to the remote area in a bid to guide them back to sea.
The Human Genome Project wrapped up over a decade ago, yet around a third of the genome remains mysterious, its function unknown.
Mystaire released its Aura ductless chemical fume hoods. Each Aura ductless fume hood has advanced safety monitoring and controls. EverSafe II microprocessor safety controller monitors and adjusts fume hood face velocity to the user preset value.
Engaging in unprotected sex with multiple partners increases the risk of contracting multiple strains of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Once inside a host, these strains can recombine into a new variant of the virus.
Microbes, small and ancient life forms, play a key role in maintaining life on Earth. As has often been pointed out, without microbes, we’d die—without us, most microbes would get along just fine.