Cancer cells and normal cells both divide and move, but with cancer cells it's like they're on steroids: everything is bigger, faster, more.
Call them the Brain Generation—the tens of thousands of college and graduate students working toward degrees in neuroscience, and the high school students who want to join them someday.
Think your DNA is all human? Think again. And a new discovery suggests it's even less human than scientists previously thought.
If you want to harness the full power of stem cells, all you might need is an eraser.
If you wish scientists would figure out a solution for a medical problem you face, or find answers for a loved one who struggles with a health condition, here's your chance.
Researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center have developed a new nanoparticle that uses a tumor cell's protective mechanism against itself—short-circuiting tumor cell metabolism and killing tumor cells.
Nearly every girl and woman on Earth carries two X chromosomes in nearly every one of her cells—but one of them does (mostly) nothing. That's because it's been silenced, keeping most of its DNA locked up and unread like ...
Deep within your DNA, a tiny parasite lurks, waiting to pounce from its perch and land in the middle of an unsuspecting healthy gene. If it succeeds, it can make you sick.
Think back to middle school biology class, when you learned that boys have an X and a Y chromosome inside each cell, and girls have two X's.
Some of social media's greatest stars aren't even old enough to tweet: Pictures of kids playing dress up, having meltdowns and even in the bathtub adorn Facebook walls. Diaper-donning toddlers dancing to the likes of Beyonce ...