Researchers at the University of Southern California have identified two molecules that may be more effective cancer killers than are currently available on the market.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A protein acting as a switch to activate the cell death process may prove to be an effective targeted treatment for killing cancer cells.
Stroke victims could have more time to seek treatment that could reduce harmful effects on the brain, thanks to tiny blobs of gelatin that could deliver the medication to the brain noninvasively.
An international team of scientists has announced a new advance in the ability to target and destroy certain cancer cells.
The ability to transfer a gene or DNA sequence from one animal into the genome of another plays a critical role in a wide range of medical research—including cancer, Alzheimer's disease, and diabetes.
What is the secret to aging more slowly and living longer? Not antioxidants, apparently.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Death is messy, especially in the developing nervous system. During embryonic development, more nerve cells (neurons) are produced than we will ever need or use. About half of those unnecessary neurons die ...
UCD researchers have successfully manipulated nanoparticles to target two human breast cancer cell lines as a tool in cancer diagnosis and treatment.
In animals that reproduce by internal fertilization, as humans do, you'd think a penis would be an organ you couldn't really do without, evolutionarily speaking. Surprisingly, though, most birds do exactly that, and now researchers ...