Gold can be used to make jewellery, but also to fight cancer. Several clinical trials are currently underway in the United States where patients are being treated with gold nanoparticles.
Researchers have identified a new subtype of prostate cancer that occurs in about 7% of patients with advanced disease. This subset of tumours was responsive to immunotherapy treatment.
DNA is often referred to as the blueprint of life, however, scientists have for the first time discovered a microbe that uses two different translations of the DNA code at random.
A large study has found that knowing your genetic risk for various diseases makes people switch to healthier lifestyles, and stick to them.
A new report released at the BIO International Convention shows that the US bioscience industry has had a $2-trillion economic impact and has accelerated venture capital investment and job growth.
A new project to publish a controversial Cannabis genome to the blockchain may be big news for scientists seeking to head off patent battles and prove the originality of their research.
Researchers have found that by helping to form clots within tumours, immune cells that flock to a particular type of lung cancer are actually building a foundation for the tumour to spread within the body.
A new approach to killing C. difficile that silences key bacterial genes while sparing other bacteria may provide a new way to treat the most common hospital-acquired bacterial infection in the US.
A report published on Tuesday highlights the frightening extent of sexual harassment in STEM, showing that it remains prevalent and largely unchanged.
Researches have identified molecular features of testicular germ cell cancers that could inform future efforts to improve treatment decisions and help monitor patients to see if their cancer has come back.