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With the help of nanotechnology, scientists can now find the one cancerous cell in a blood sample....
In a series of lab experiments designed to unravel the workings of a key enzyme widely considered a...
Johns Hopkins scientists have developed new drugs that — at least in a laboratory dish — appear to...
Is aging inevitable? What factors make older tissues in the human body less able to maintain and...
Researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Heart, Vascular and Stroke Care and...
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Major advances in hearing-aid technology and surgical techniques in recent years have significantly...
If there’s a common theme among the many breakthroughs in breast cancer surgery, it’s less and...
Human corneal endothelial cells (HCEnCs) form a monolayer of hexagonal cells whose main function is...
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For hundreds of years, inventors have attempted to design better, more functional prosthetics...
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For newlyweds Peter Mundel, MD, and Anna Greka, MD, PhD, the most wonderful wedding gift was...
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Working with mice, Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that weeks of treatment with a...
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Johns Hopkins researchers report that the deletion of any single gene in yeast cells puts pressure...
Researchers say it’s clear that some cases of autism are hereditary, but have struggled to draw...
The initial clinical trial of a novel approach to treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) –...
New research indicates that a disruption of brain signals for reward and punishment contributes to...
BOSTON – For the first time, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers have isolated egg-...
Cleveland Clinic has been selected as the primary investigator in a $11.3 million nationwide study...
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Researchers at Johns Hopkins say they have found that a gene already implicated in human speech...
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Like the plastic caps at the end of shoelaces, telomeres protect -- in their case -- the interior-...
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can be a complex disease to treat. As part of Massachusetts...

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