A protein has been shown to have a surprising role in regulating the 'glue' that holds heart cells together, a finding that may explain how a gene defect could cause sudden cardiac death.
A tiny minnow that lives only in backwaters in Oregon's Willamette Valley is the first fish to be formally removed from Endangered Species Act protection because it is no longer in danger of extinction.
Global health organizations said Tuesday that AIDS is now the leading cause of death for adolescents in Africa, and the second leading cause of death among adolescents globally.
The Atlantic's James Hamblin explores how our obsession with smartphones could stifle creative impulses.
A new study, published in Applied Animal Behaviour Science, found that rats shows less stress when tickled before given an injection. This finding could help refine laboratory animal care standards and improve the quality and validity of data collected from animals used in biomedical research.
The device goes beyond cochlear implants that have brought hearing to many deaf children but that don't work for tots who lack their hearing nerve.
Findings advance efforts to identify who would benefit from more aggressive therapy at earliest stages.
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.