Developing drugs that prevent this softening might impede tumors’ ability to spread.
Encapsulating modified bacteria in tough hydrogel spheres prevents them from spreading genes to other microbes.
MIT neuroscientists have identified a brain circuit that stops mice from mating with others that appear to be sick.
Using an ordinary light microscope, researchers can now obtain images with unprecedented accuracy.
Varying levels of a DNA repair enzyme can lead to very different outcomes after exposure to NDMA.
The gene variant disrupts lipid metabolism, but in cell experiments the effects were reversed by choline supplements.
Study suggests forcing bacteria to burn more energy could make them more susceptible to antibiotics.
Trained dogs can detect cancer and other diseases by smell. A miniaturized detector can analyze trace molecules to mimic the process.
Reconnecting muscle pairs during amputation gives patients more sensory feedback from the limb.
New technique reveals many possible conformations that a protein may take.