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If this theory is true, quantum mechanics might be more fundamental to the structure of the universe than gravity itself.Scientists have been trying …Quantum Mechanics
Taken together, three antibiotics that are ineffective on their own appear to kill superbugs that have defeated nearly all other options.
"Physicians may be relying on the wrong test for identifying antibiotics to treat infections." The solution? Add some baking soda.
When he lets you pop a zit, it's everything.<p>Weird things start to happen when you’ve been with your S.O. for a while. You pick up on each other’s habits, know what they’re about to say before they say it, and maybe, even start to dress alike.<p>Despite your best efforts, you’ve inevitably become “that …
In a proof-of-concept experiment, a 4-billion-year-old protein engineered into modern E. coli protected the bacteria from being hijacked by a …Biology
New research in the field of microorganisms has revealed that bacteria are much more advanced organisms than we thought before. Up to now, research …Biology
Patients in red states and blue states alike benefit from work funded by the National Institutes of Health<p>Labs across our country are a source of American optimism — advancing knowledge, technologies, and cures. And yet, as citizens in 500 cities worldwide prepare to march this weekend in support …
When someone gets Salmonella, their body's own inflammatory response can make things worse by waking up dormant viruses called phages.
Inflammatory breast cancer cells get a boost from BPA, according to new research. The work offers clues as to how the deadly disease grows.
New research links longer telomeres with a greater risk of cancer. "Telomeres and cancer clearly have a complex relationship."
This real-time video shows how "fast as lightning" melanoma cells form deadly tumors. "They don't sit still," says David Soll.
A new algorithm can diagnose skin cancer just as accurately as a dermatologist. The researchers hope to get it onto your smartphone.Cancer
A new kind of AI algorithm could help chemists develop new drugs through a process called one-shot learning.
A new tool is allowing researchers to investigate the 98 percent of our genetic code called the "dark matter" of the genome.Genetics
Stressed by drug resistance and antibiotics in manure, microbes burn through carbon.<p>Think livestock poop loaded with antibiotics and …
Finding microbes on Mars would be the discovery of the century, and the last thing any self-respecting space agency would want to do after such an …Biology
Antibiotics save lives every day, but there is a downside to their ubiquity. High doses can kill healthy cells along with infection-causing bacteria, …Microbiology
WASHINGTON — It sounds like science fiction, but a cap-like device that makes electric fields to fight cancer improved survival for the first time in …
CancerLocator could be used to pinpoint tumor locations even before symptoms arise, eliminating painful biopsies and increasing patient survival.<p>Cancer is often found when someone starts to feel symptoms—pain, an abnormal growth, or maybe just fatigue. Now scientists have developed a computer …Cancer
Millions of women suffer from UTIs, but they can strike men too. So why are most tests not up to the job? And should we be reaching for the cranberry juice?<p>In any given year, an estimated 4 million British women will suffer an attack of cystitis, a urinary tract infection (UTI) with typical …