A new method can examine protein assembly in real time, in living cells, to find problems in the process and diagnose the resulting diseases, according to new research.
Researchers have discovered that tumour cells reprogram metabolic pathways to gain control over a type of immune cell that allows cancer growth.
Researchers have synthesized the first artificial human prion, a dramatic development in efforts to combat a devastating form of brain disease that has so far eluded treatment and a cure.
A patient with metastatic breast cancer has made a dramatic recovery after receiving a personalised therapy using her own cells.
New findings suggest that a person’s own immune system helps nudge him or her down the path toward Parkinson’s, and that restraining the immune system with drugs potentially could prevent the neurological disorder.
New research may explain the link between a high level of iron in the body and prostate cancer.
Starting about 7,000 years ago, and extending over the next two millennia, recent studies suggest, the genetic diversity of men—specifically, the diversity of their Y chromosomes—collapsed.
Scientists can be powerful influencers and role models. So there’s reason for concern when the same names and faces dominate coverage and visibility.
New research shines a spotlight on the placenta’s critical role in the nature versus nurture debate and how it confers risk for schizophrenia and likely other neurodevelopmental disorders including ADHD, autism, and Tourette syndrome.
A group of clinical neurologists, molecular biologists and computer scientists have worked together to solve the mystery of why motor neurons die in patients with motor neuron disease.