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Discoveries hail from cataloging human proteins...
Compounds in saliva may fend off chemicals in tea and coffee...
Scientists discover how tumor cells divide when oxygen-starved...
Tumor cells penetrated by particles carrying genetic instructions...
An antioxidant can combat the bacteria that causes blemishes...
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Medicine’s first superpower—X-ray vision—has led to improved imaging techniques that allow for...
Our bodies may not have caught up with the Bombardier Global 6000, but new research illuminates how...
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...
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About one in five prescriptions is “off label”—that is, a drug prescribed to treat a condition for...
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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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Much of what science knows about the human brain has come through...
Illustration by Jason Holley
Jonas Salk's 20th-century cures have led to 21st-century advances...

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