Specialized proteins can protect monkeys against the virus for months
When it comes to a devastating blood disorder, sometimes two wrongs make a right
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Pancreatic type beta cells produced from stem cells can sense glucose, release insulin and treat a mouse model of diabetes. Christopher Intagliata reports.
A Stanford grad student's invention uses Google Glass to help autistic children recognize facial and social cues in real time
A nationwide search for the most inventive college students
Scientists focus on people who carry genetic mutations that cause severe childhood diseases—but don’t get them
Study used CRISPR technology to introduce HIV-resistance mutation into embryos
Virus can quickly develop mutations that resist DNA-shearing enzymes
Researchers reach a crucial milestone despite the challenges of working under astronaut-like conditions
New technologies promise to do away with a major source of complications from cardiac resynchronization therapy devices
Tissue may help create better skin transplants for patients with severe burns or skin diseases
Synthetic biologists are close to putting living cells to work diagnosing human diseases and repairing environmental damage
Researchers have successfully used stem cells to treat cats with a debilitating mouth disease. The findings could translate into potential therapies for humans suffering from similar ailments. Ben Gruber reports.
"Minimal" cell raises the stakes in race to harness life’s building blocks
Ultraslim graphene sensor monitors blood sugar levels through skin
Vaccines that target cancer cells using their own DNA could help eliminate tumors and prevent recurrences
Early attempts to tailor disease treatment to individuals based on their DNA have met with equivocal success, raising concerns about a push to scale up such efforts
Methods will be used in combination with other traditional tools