When the FDA issued its first approval for a gene therapy for an inherited disease nearly a year ago—a cure for a type of blindness—it was heralded as breakthrough, a moment decades in the making. With
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You've probably seen this happen. A co-worker, friend or family member has an idea they say will work great. But when when you try it out, it falls flat. Instead of acknowledging failure, your friend co-worker
Since the dawn of man, we’ve been searching for ways to escape our mortality. The long-sought “fountain of youth” may not lie in divine water or a miracle pill, but rather, in something as simple as the
The first commercial 3-D bioprinter, Organovo's NovoGen MMX Bioprinter, is manufacturing functional liver tissues that will soon help biochemists test new drugs. Here’s a look at the printing process.
A radical and remarkably easy way to make cells that can grow into any tissue in the body has been developed by scientists in Japan. The feat has been hailed as a major discovery by researchers familiar
An analysis of Swedes shows that those who gestated and were born during warmer times were more likely to die of cold-induced heart attacks. Extreme cold kills more people than extreme heat, and it does
Tissue recipients may soon benefit from space travel. What do the Curiosity rover and a bone allograft have in common? They both have got to be super duper clean. That’s why AlloSource, a Colorado-based
Imperial College scientists are developing a gene therapy designed to boost immune cells A protein which ‘turbo-charges’ the immune system so that it can fight off any cancer or virus has been discovered
A cheap test which can gauge the size of prostate cancer tumours has the potential to save thousands of lives each year, scientists believe A £10 urine test for prostate cancer, which not only picks up
Researchers hope to launch human trials as breakthrough shows hypothalamus controls ageing, with treated mice remaining fitter and living 10-15% longer Scientists have slowed down the ageing process by
(CNN) — It's one of the holy grails of science: a cure for Alzheimer's. Currently, there is no treatment to stop the disease, let alone slow its progression. And billionaire Bill Gates thinks he will that.