Chemists have devised a way to rapidly synthesize and screen millions of novel proteins that could be used as drugs against Ebola and other viruses.
A major new analysis reveals for the first time the likely cause of most cases of childhood leukaemia, and that the disease might be preventable.
Lurking quietly in the deep dark jungles of New Guinea are a group of lizards who share a rather striking feature: green blood. It’s a rare trait for vertebrates to have, but new insights into this strange blood could lead to innovative medical treatments.
Researchers at Oregon State University have developed a great new RNA annotation tool.
Researchers have uncovered a number of proteins that could play a critical role propagating signals within cells that can lead to uncontrolled cell growth—one of the hallmarks of cancer.
Schizophrenia is considered a disorder of the mind, influencing the way a person thinks, feels and behaves. But new research shows that organs, other than the brain, also change at the onset of the disease.
The Allen Institute for Cell Science has launched the first predictive and comprehensive, 3D model of a live human cell.
For the first time, scientists have revealed the essential genes for the most deadly human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum. They have created new genomic techniques to analyse every gene in the parasite and determine which ones are indispensable.
Scientists have shown that boosting cells’ ability to process misfolded proteins could keep them from aggregating inside the cell, significantly delaying the onset of blindness in mice.
Researchers have created tools that would enable real-time activation of target genes in specific locations in the genome.