Racing pigeons is big business—and doping is common. Now scientists have devised a way to detect doping in the avian athletes. Christopher Intagliata reports.
Researchers are intent on decoding body-brain nerve signals to diagnose ailments
China’s move is expected to complement other countries’ related initiatives
Cancerous cells may pick up the characteristics of nearby organs, evading treatment
Could scientists one day use blood and skin cells to replace sperm and eggs?
“There’s no evidence in my mind that it’s going to work”
By reclassifying tumors, scientists are finding a path to genuine cancer cures. Here’s an overview of the most promising technologies in immuno-oncology.
In one small, Canadian city there is now a model of a mechanical human colon
The screening tool may not pick up minor concussions
Machine learning could speed up diagnoses and improve accuracy
New study provides more evidence early pregnancy scans are not tied to the disorder
Cancerous cells and placental ones appear to regulate the immune system in similar ways
Researchers recently discovered certain drugs, including one developed to treat Alzheimer’s, stimulate innate self-repair mechanisms
Novartis’s retiring CEO hopes such treatments will soon be deployed against lymphoma, other cancers
The success with monkeys could ignite new ethical debates and medical research
But what if babies born prematurely could be put into an artificial womb-like environment to complete their gestation?
Exposure to everyday pathogens generates an immune response that could interfere with CRISPR-based gene-editing treatment
Many new drugs trigger an immune reaction that cripples them—and the race is on to thwart the attack
Neural networks are making biological images easier to process
This gene therapy for vision loss will initially cost $850,000