Epigenetics is one of the hottest fields in the life sciences. It’s a phenomenon with wide-ranging, powerful effects on many aspects of biology, and enormous potential in human medicine. As such, its to
This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own. One Saturday in 1964, neurologist Oliver Sacks took a bit of amphetamines, LSD, a “touch” of cannabis, faced a white wall in his home, and said want
It's not very often we get to talk about a revolution in understanding and treating depression and yet now doctors are talking about "one of the strongest discoveries in psychiatry for the last 20 years".
VENICE BEACH, Calif. — Like many in Silicon Valley, technology entrepreneur Bryan Johnson sees a future in which intelligent machines can do things like drive cars on their own and anticipate our needs
World-famous cosmologist admits to losing bet as a result of particle's discovery Published: 12 Nov 2013 Lots include A Brief History of Time signed with thumbprint and Simpsons script Published: 31 Oct
Get a lab-grade centrifuge (normally $2,000) for 50 bucks. For any garage-ista ready to tackle molecular biology, the centrifuge is an essential laboratory tool. Its super-rapid spin supplies the right
The first detailed map of genetic faults that cause cancers is published today, offering profound insights into the disease. The map describes more than 20 "genetic signatures", or patterns of mutation,
Three college students are building an electricity-free light bulb for the masses. We've all basked in the glow of different light bulbs: incandescent, fluorescent, halogen, neon, LED, and more. But a
Be still my heart. A team of scientists from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has created lab-grown human heart tissue that can beat on its own, according to a new study in Nature Communications.