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2 hrs ago | Nature Neuroscience
Voyager Therapeutics seeks an experienced and highly motivated molecular biologist to contribute to its research team.
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6 hrs ago | HON
The five-second rule -- pick up that dropped food on the floor fast if you want to safely eat it -- may have some basis in reality, researchers report.
10 hrs ago | UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dr. Joseph A. Hill, Chief of Cardiology and senior author of the study, and Dr. Zhao Wang, a postdoctoral research fellow and the study's first author.
10 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology
About 90 percent of cancer deaths are caused by tumors that have spread from their original locations.
13 hrs ago | Newswise
DALLAS, March 13, 2014 - Heart attack and stroke are among the most serious threats to health.
14 hrs ago | HON
An experimental drug may extend the lives of people with certain hard-to-treat forms of leukemia and lymphoma -- without the need for traditional chemotherapy, according to two studies released Wednesday.
18 hrs ago | Eugene Weekly
Born and raised in Eugene, Julia Harvey got interested in marine biology as a second-grader at Spring Creek School.
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The Pap test has been a routine gynecological procedure for generations of American women.
Scientists who identified a gene that appears to be strongly linked with obesity say their discovery could help efforts to find drug treatments for obesity and diabetes.
By thoroughly mapping a single specialized tissue involved in wood formation, scientists have developed the equivalent of turn-by-turn directions for future plant scientists to understand how plants adapt to the environment and to improve plants' productivity and biofuel potential.
Microarray analysis -- a complex technology commonly used in many applications such as discovering genes, disease diagnosis, drug development and toxicological research -- has just become easier and more user-friendly.
Many people have 'fillers' injected into their facial tissue to give them 'bee-stung lips' or to smooth out their wrinkles.
The genetic basis for a particular human syndrome that involves cleft palate, epilepsy and respiratory difficulties has been identified by researchers.
For more than a decade scientists have been saying that a genomic revolution will transform medicine, making it possible to scan all of a person's DNA to predict risk and customize medical care.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Two University of Florida scientists will go to Kennedy Space Center March 16 for the launch of the SpaceX-3 Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, to send up and then monitor an experiment designed to help them understand biological functions in space.
Blogger Alix Hayden is treating her brain cancer with the low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet and has made headlines in her native Canada for detailing her cancer journey, Newstalk360 reported March 10. Hayden, a director of operations at biotech firm Phenomenome Discoveries in Saskatoon, was diagnosed with brain cancer in August 2012.