In the event of a bone fracture, fatty acids in the blood signal to stem cells that they have to develop into bone-forming cells. If there are no blood vessels nearby, the stem cells end
Medication prescribed for a certain type of epilepsy may offer a new method for treating malignant infantile brain tumors. A specific mTOR inhibitor has the ability to cross the blood-brain barrier to both reach and
An innovative sports science tool—based on the research of a University of Stirling academic—is aiming to revolutionize talent identification and development in youth football players. The Soccer PDP platform provides football clubs with reliable data
It was a pattern that many researchers had noticed—children in developing countries born at certain times of the year are taller for their age than others. William Masters, a professor at the Friedman School, wanted
Sonia Guil, leader of the Regulatory and Chromatin RNA group of Josep Carreras Leukemia Research Institute, and Lourdes Farré of ProCURE (Idibell) have discovered an intermediate molecule expressed from a region of the non-coding genome
These days, scientists can collect a few skin or blood cells, wipe out their identities, and reprogram them to become virtually any other kind of cell in the human body, from neurons to heart cells.
Cancer deaths decline 27 percent over the past 25 years, Dr. Manny attributes this to better screenings and treatments Medical analyst Dr. Manny Alvarez says that while cancer deaths are declining, liver and endometrial cancers