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Scientists enhance ability of antibiotics to defeat resistant types of bacteria using molecules called PPMOs

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have developed a strategy to overcome a key defense that drug-resistant bacteria use to fend off …

Atoms

Researchers show stem cells from muscle can repair nerve damage after injury

Stem cells derived from human muscle tissue were able to repair nerve damage and restore function in an animal model of sciatic nerve injury, …

Engineering ‘backup’ mitochondrial genes to restore power to cells

Mitochondrion structure (credit: Kelvinsong; modified by Sowlos/CC)A new study by SENS Research Foundation, published in an open-access paper in the …

Genetics

DNA Sequencing in Space Could Protect Astronaut Health

NASA astronauts are opening new doors in the worlds of science and medicine by sequencing DNA in all sorts of extreme environments, including, for …