August 24, 2018 15:55 pm
Exposure to extreme environments can change our DNA. Everest climbers—and their twins—are the perfect study subjects.
July 31, 2018 14:00 pm
July 31: Modern immunotherapy techniques are revolutionizing how we treat cancers, but these treatments still fail in a large amount of patients. The trick to success is finding unique biomarkers that can help our body's natural immune cells home in on, and kill, these evasive tumors. An intriguing new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center has found that the same gene associated with a condition responsible for autoimmune-related hair loss could be recruited to help our immune cells better target tumors.
July 8, 2018 10:55 am
CHICAGO, July 8: Research in mice at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that genetic material can be delivered to damaged cells in the kidneys.
April 11, 2018 10:30 am
A team in California has identified the gene that is the primary risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s disease. More importantly, the scientists have reportedly created a way to correct the harmful gene in human cells.
January 17, 2017 13:22 pm
HOUSTON, Jan 17: Astronaut Gene Cernan traced his only child's initials in the dust of the lunar surface. Then he climbed into the lunar module for the ride home, becoming the last person to walk on the moon.
July 22, 2016 02:15 am
A friend of mine had some trouble at work recently when she was late for a meeting. She was 15 minutes late for a meeting scheduled at noon and had informed her immediate supervisor 15 minutes beforehand that she had just come out of a meeting and might be a little late. She had asked him to inform the other participants of the meeting as well and requested that they start without her and that she would rush to join them.