Researchers have discovered how mutations in genes required for basic cellular functions give rise to face-specific birth defects.
The National Institutes of Health have announced that it will launch an effort to remove barriers from the adoption of genome editing for treating patients.
Consumption of dietary fibre can prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome and adverse changes in the intestine by promoting growth of “good” bacteria in the colon.
U.S. researchers are relieved to hear that their government shutdown is finally over. Congress approved legislation on 22 January to fund government operations until 8 February, with U.S. President Donald Trump signing soon after.
This year at SLAS 2018, the Formulatrix will be unveiling a concept for a novel automation platform that offers so many benefits to researchers preparing samples that it is surprising others have not beat them to the punch.
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences have launched a family of FormaPure reagent kits for extracting nucleic acid from often challenging formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissues.
Mice can mimic human breast cancer tissue and its genes, even more so than previously thought, as well as other cancers including lung, oral, and oesophagus, a new study suggests.
The flu alone is responsible for killing tens of thousands of people in the U.S., but scientists have revealed that they have designed a vaccine that could make seasonal flu protection far more effective.
It turns out that getting vaccinated, and washing your hands regularly, won’t always stop you from catching the flu. All it takes is inhaling someone else’s infected breath.
Patients with IM are six times more likely to develop stomach cancer than those without. This study is part of an investigation to understand why some people develop stomach cancer, while others do not.
For some federal health programs, a shuttered government means business as usual. But the congressional impasse over funding will hit others hard.
In a scientific first, researchers turned skin cells from mice into stem cells by activating a specific gene in the cells using CRISPR technology.