Scientists at the University of Liverpool have found that field mice have evolved a unique way of ensuring faster fertilization, a phenomenon which could explain some cases of infertility in humans.
A researcher at the University of Navarra discovers four new compounds active for treating malaria and 15 active against tuberculosis.
Immunologists have discovered how to manipulate the immune system to increase its power and protect the body from successive viral infections.
The National Institutes of Health will invest more than $190 million over the next five years to accelerate an emerging field of biomedical research known as epigenomics.
An international consortium of clinical scientists and genomics experts have uncovered multiple new genetic risk factors for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
Using embryonic stem cells from mice, researchers have prompted the growth of healthy muscle cells in mice afflicted with a human model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., has unveiled advanced software and hardware modules to enhance the functionality of its HCS/HCA platform.
Carl Zeiss offers high performance objectives specially designed for live cell imaging and 3-D imaging techniques and has launched its new theme, Carl Zeiss 3-D Science: Dynamic Diversity Discovery.
Resarchers at the Mayo Clinic Jacksonville have found strong evidence that genes other than the well-known susceptibility risk factor APOE4 influence who is at risk for developing Alzheimer's Disease.
Andor Technology offers Revolution FRAPPA that uses a computer-steered laser beam to photo-bleach or photo-active a user-defined region in a live cell specimen.
Syngene introduces the new version of the G:BOX Chemi XT16 automated chemiluminescence and fluorescence imaging and analysis system, featuring many innovations.
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. offers an amplification application note describing a streamlined approach for obtaining optimal results in multiplex qPCR assays.
The FDA issued a Public Health Advisory, recommending that over-the-counter (OTC) cough and cold products should not be used to treat infants and children less than 2 years of age because serious and potentially life-threatening side effects can occur from such use.
Stemagen, a privately held embryonic stem cell research company, announced it has created, and documented, a cloned human embryo using somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT).
An international study of 20,000 people found seven new genes that influence blood cholesterol levels, a major factor in heart disease, and confirmed 11 other genes previously thought to influence cholesterol.