Molecules called sirtuins are involved in lifespan. A study in mice found that higher levels of a sirtuin called SIRT6 were able to live longer, healthier lives than those with lower levels of this key molecule.
Astrobiologists have discovered a possible new pathway for the prebiotic self-assembly of biologically important molecules by replicating extreme conditions caused by asteroid impacts.
Adolescence, anesthesia, and alcohol: a recipe for a captivating new study. Is anesthesia in adolescence affecting our relationship with alcohol?
Graphene is a carbon-based material used extensively in electronics, biomedical devices, semiconductors, and space and aerospace industries. What makes graphene unique and useful is its structure. It forms very thin sheets in a “honeycomb” pattern, which can efficiently conduct heat and electricity and are also…
Research conducted in China has made way for potential treatment options for treating breast cancer metastasis in lymph nodes.
In a recent study, a group of scientists from the UK evaluated whether a combination of several proteins and a cancer drug that interferes with DNA replication will be “synthetically lethal” to ovarian cancers.
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is one of the most common developmental disorders diagnosed today. It affects an estimated 75 million people worldwide, and the number of cases has been gradually increasing since studies began in the 1960s. The symptoms generally include communication deficits, sensory processing…
An exciting recent clinical trial developed a personalized vaccination as a safe and effective approach in ovarian cancer treatment.
For tumor cells that survive treatment, one of their tricks is using microRNA molecules to communicate with one another and stay alive.
Behavior scales and MRI scans are used to connect possible psychosocial effects on pediatric cancer patients post chemotherapy.