Cool Room Temperature Inhibited Cancer Growth in Mice
According to a study, lower temperatures activate heat-producing brown fat that consumes the sugars cancerous tumors need to thrive.
Probiotic Engineered To Restore Bile Salt Metabolism and Counter the Onset of Infection
Scientists have created a probiotic to restore bile salt metabolism, found in the gastrointestinal tract, to counter the onset and effects of Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI).
Mapping RNA Diversity Across Human Tissues
Analyzing the diversity of RNA transcripts in human tissues has enabled researchers to characterize how differences in genes and the environment manifest in the transcriptome.
How the Thymus Trains T Cells When To Attack or Hold Off
New research describes how the human thymus generates the list of friendly proteins that T cells should not attack.
Neurophysiological Changes Occur in the Brain That’s Awake After Midnight
The Mind after Midnight hypothesis suggests that neurophysiological changes happen in the brain after midnight, affecting how we interact with the world around us.
Manipulating Chromosomes in Living Cells Reveals That They Are Fluid
Researchers have used magnets to apply force to chromosomes in cells for the first time, revealing that chromosomes are fluid outside of cell division.
3D Brain Tumor Model To Aid Development of Personalized Cancer Treatments
A 3D tumor model around the size of a pencil eraser could help treat glioblastoma with personalized therapies by accurately replicating the tumor microenvironment.
Light Stimulation Partially Recovers Mitochondrial Function
New research from the University of Cincinnati shows early indications that light can be used as a treatment for certain diseases, including cancer.
ALS Gene Therapy Approach Shows Promise in Animal Study
Researchers report that a gene therapy approach measurably delayed disease onset in humanized mouse and rat models of an inherited form of ALS that runs in families.
Asexual Species Appear To Have More Harmful Genetic Mutations
A team led by biologists at The University of Texas at Arlington has published a study supporting the theory that species that reproduce asexually have more harmful genetic mutations than those utilizing sexual reproduction.