Deaf education lecturers are using the Swivl robot in school classrooms in a UK first for teacher training.
Researchers have identified new molecules that kill cancer cells while protecting healthy cells and that could be used to treat a variety of different cancers. The research shines a light on what happens to cells at the moment they become cancerous.
A team of neuroscientists and bioengineers have created a miniature, fiber-optic microscope designed to peer deeply inside a living brain.
In the southern part of Indiana, an oasis exists where the ticks don’t carry Lyme Disease. But the rest of the contiguous U.S. still needs to watch out for the little sickness-carrying arachnids, with each walk in the woods. The geography of the various tick species is changing– and with it, some of what they can be carrying with each bite.
Standard versions of this screening process would have only been able to pinpoint ovarian cancer in less than half of this group.
Scientists find a single molecule that controls the fate of mature sensory neurons.
Genevac’s heat transfer plates for centrifugal evaporators enable almost any deep-well plate to be dried up to 50 percent faster than previously possible. The company's heat transfer plate design has a central flexible pad that deforms and molds itself to the exact shape of your deep-well plate.
Researchers are seeking to make computer brains smarter by making them more like our own.
Scientists have discovered that a brain protein has a key role in controlling binge drinking in animal models. They found that deleting the gene for this protein in mice ramped up alcohol consumption and prevented the brain from signaling the rewarding properties of alcohol.
There is an urgent need to develop global surveillance against the threat to public health caused by antimicrobial resistant pathogens, which can cause serious and untreatable infections in humans.
More than 25 million people rely on Adderall and other similar drugs to help treat narcolepsy, depression and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But how does amphetamine, the active ingredient in Adderall, work? This week, Reactions from the American Chemical Society explains how amphetamine helps you focus.
Research sheds light on how addictive drugs interfere with the dopamine transporter, expected to usher in long-sought advances in treatments
GlaxoSmithKline and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill are teaming up to run this operation.
Yuichi Imahata's 9-year-old daughter is thrilled her dad stands tall above her head. It's an experience that is new to her.
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.