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An antioxidant can combat the bacteria that causes blemishes...
UCLA has been tapped by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to spearhead an innovative...
Harry Campbell
In Alzheimer’s, amyloid-beta protein gets the blame, but is tau the true culprit?
Breakthrough could improve mortality and preserve fertility.
LevelCheck aims to prevent surgical error during spine surgery.
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What happens when groundbreaking research gets published in top journal but Replication studies...
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Epilepsy patients are lending a hand-and their heads-to advance the development of neurally...
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A Supreme Court ruling on whether genes can be patented did not give crystal clear answers.
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Scientists are packaging drugs at the nanoscale to reach places in the body that were once out of...
Illustration by Brian Stauffer
Stem-cell therapies are repairing damaged hearts, restoring vision, and putting the jump back in...
COURTESY OF CENTER FOR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY, MGH WEISSLEDER LAB
Xiaowei Zhuang couldn’t believe what she was seeing. Utilizing super-resolution microscopy...
Almost 100 years ago, in a Paris laboratory, Félix d’Hérelle peered at cultures packed with...
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Its nine million members make Kaiser Permanente a giant of American health care. They also put the...
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Nearly every major hospital or cancer treatment practice performs specific genomic testing on every...
The challenge posed by Alzheimer disease (AD) is stark: If no means of preventing or delaying AD is...
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On December 28, 1981, two days before his 71st birthday, gynecologic surgeon Howard Jones wrote a...
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Much of what science knows about the human brain has come through...
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Using breath to divine the inner workings of the human body is a practice as ancient as Hippocrates...
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Druing the late 1990s, Linda Griffith was working in the laboratory of Joseph Vacanti, a pioneer in...
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Mapping biochemical information in the brain has the potential to unlock the biochemical processes...

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