21 Sep 2015
The journal Nature is revising its policy on publishing animal experiments after a study it ran in 2011 received criticism because the authors... +more
14 Sep 2015
Alzheimer's disease (AD), which affects an estimated 26 million people worldwide, is the fourth leading cause of death among the elderly and the... +more
07 Sep 2015
 Researchers have cracked the code to grow bioengineered limbs. Rat limbs, that is. A group of researchers from Massachusetts General... +more
01 Sep 2015
The death of brain cells in Parkinson's disease may be caused by a form of cellular energy crisis in neurons that require unusually high quantities... +more
24 Aug 2015
Navigating a cluttered environment at high speed is among the greatest challenges in biology. Yet it’s one virtually all birds achieve with ease... +more
17 Aug 2015
Koko the gorilla is best known for a lifelong study to teach her a silent form of communication, American Sign Language. But some of the simple... +more
11 Aug 2015
A team of Cardiff University scientists believe they have shown that memories are more robust than we thought and have identified the process in the... +more
03 Aug 2015
After infection with leishmaniasis, the skin retains a population of T cells that remember how to respond and fight previous infections, according to... +more
27 Jul 2015
A virus found in sewage has spawned a unique drug that targets plaques implicated in a host of brain-crippling diseases, including Alzheimer’s... +more
20 Jul 2015
Reducing high concentrations of a fatty molecule that is commonly found in people with diabetes and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease rapidly improves... +more