After brainstorming in a pub, researchers at the European Bioinformatics Institute have developed a new way of storing digital information in DNA.
2012 marked a new frontier for the world of science. The discovery of a subatomic particle, new insight into the function of the human genome, and the extension of quantum teleportation are just a few of the year’s extraordinary scientific highlights.
The origin of epithelial ovarian cancer is not the ovary, according to a recent discovery in the lab of Dr. Gil Mor.
Positive outlooks towards aging facilitates recovery in the elderly.
New drug screening methods could discover important uses for drugs that initially failed clinical tests.
Recent controversies about H1N1 research recall decades of past bioweapons research.
Scientists and doctors are developing tiny robots that can find targets, deliver drugs, and monitor the body.
Most medical decisions appear to be autonomous events affecting only the health of individuals seeking treatment. However, in the context of public health, popular perception influences individual decisions, which in turn determine the health of populations. Isolation yields to interconnectedness.
Ketamine may become a new revolutionary medicine for the treatment of depression due to its ability to restore and promote synapse connections.
Dr. Sherry McKee investigates the link between smoking bans and alcohol abuse.