Karen Cheung

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Lasers 3-D Print A Home For Bacteria

Microscopic bacteria cages contain communities for study.<p>Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are building a zoo. You can't visit its inhabitants, or look inside, but it's filled with cages where entire communities can thrive. Microscopic cages. Made out of what's basically Jell-O. Oh, …

For HIV patients, one-clinic care is best

Patients who receive care at multiple HIV clinics—as opposed to only one—are less likely to take their medication and are more likely to have higher …

Chronic back pain may start in your head

Abnormalities in the actual structure of the brain can predispose individuals to develop chronic pain after a lower back injury, new research …

Tiny RNA linked to more aggressive leukemia

A gene that helps keep blood free of cancer is controlled by tiny pieces of RNA, a finding that may lead to better ways to diagnose blood cancers and …

Why A Peanut Butter Test For Alzheimer's Might Be Too Simple

Alzheimer's disease can be tough to diagnose, especially early on. Doctors can order brain scans and assay spinal fluids. But existing tests are imperfect and some can be invasive.<p>So you might understand the appeal of an alternative that researchers at the University of Florida in Gainesville …

Should Nobel Prizes go to theorists or experimenters? Scurvy vs. the Higgs Boson

James Lind is celebrated as the man who discovered the cure for scurvy, and as the 'father of the clinical trial'. In 1747 Lind experimented with a dozen sailors suffering from scurvy; put into pairs they received a supplement to their normal diet – cider, a special elixir, vinegar, a pint of sea …