Fruit Fly Research Is Helping To Discover New Anticancer Strategies
The experience of a fruit fly dying from cancer may seem worlds away from that of a human with a life-threatening tumor, yet researchers are discovering commonalities between the two that could reveal ways to improve the survival of cancer patients.
A Fluorescent Probe To Pick Out Neutrophils
Researchers have developed a neutrophil-selective fluorescent probe, through metabolism-oriented live-cell distinction, that enables them to decipher live neutrophils, the most common white blood cell in humans.
"Blood-to-Brain" Pathway Identified in Beginnings of Alzheimer's Disease
Ground-breaking new research has discovered a possible new pathway that may kickstart Alzheimer’s disease, in a significant finding that offers potential new prevention and treatment opportunities.
Link Found Between Long-Term Arsenic Exposure and Type 2 Diabetes
Research shows how chronic arsenic exposure disrupts the body’s natural antioxidant defenses, which may contribute to the development of diseases such as Type 2 diabetes.
Nanofluidic Device Enables Development of Exosome-Based Drug Delivery Vehicles
Researchers have designed a nanofluidic device to enable the high-throughput preparation of exosome-based drug delivery vehicles.
Improving the Treatment of Leukemia With Targeted Approaches
Research conducted by scientists from the University of Basel has shown that it may be possible to improve the treatment of leukemia by additionally inhibiting a specific signaling pathway.
New Insights Into Human Ribosome Assembly Revealed
In a new study, scientists provide the most detailed view of how human small ribosomal subunits are put together by capturing their 3D portraits at three different stages of the assembly process.
"Land of Youth" Protein Can Reverse Aging of Skeletal Muscle
A University at Buffalo-led research team has shown that a protein named for the mythical land of youth in Irish folklore is effective at reversing aging in skeletal muscle cells.
Epigenetic Changes in Old Age Increase Risk of Osteoporosis
Researchers have shown that the reduced function of bone-marrow stem cells upon aging is due to changes in their epigenome.
Proteins Enhance Immune Response to HIV, Ebola and Zika
A family of proteins best known for their role in diminishing HIV infectivity may have the goods to outwit other emerging and re-emerging viruses, scientists have found.