Curcumin dupes assays and leads some drug hunters astray
Bad chemical probes have messed up clinical trials for breast cancer
Concerns that stem cells could cause cancer in recipients are fading further with a new study
Cell lines made by two separate teams could boost the prospects of patient-specific therapies
The finding results from a data-crunching effort that highlighted drugs affecting the activity of genes involved in organ rejection
Transplanted "liver buds" self-organized to grow into functional organs, staving off death in mice with liver failure
Multicountry analyses spotlight a dark problem
An eel popular in sushi has muscle fibers that could offer an opportunity for advances in bioimaging
Fast imaging in larval zebra fish has yielded the first neuron-level vertebrate brain-activity map. The resolution could help researchers understand how different regions of the brain work together...
The flexible needles could help doctors deliver stem cells to broader areas of the brain with fewer injections. Such therapies are being investigated for Parkinson's disease, stroke and other neurodegenerative disorders...
Fears of an immune response to replacement tissues have been overestimated, new research suggests, rejecting previous findings about possible side effects
Human excreta could be a powerful source of cells to study disease, bypassing some of the problems of using stem cells, such as the risk of developing tumors and difficulties in obtaining blood samples from children...
The studies could help revamp treatments for the world's most deadly cancer, making them more specific to the mutation patterns
The data storage project represents the largest piece of nonbiological data ever stored in this manner
Women's third-trimester microbiota resemble that of people at risk of diabetes
The thinking behind an approach that has caused trouble in California