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We Could Solve Drug Resistance by Getting Microbes to Fight Each Other

Time to battle!<p>Scientists are in a battle to develop treatments faster than viruses develop barriers against them, but new research suggests putting …

A window of an opportunity: reversing Friedreich’s ataxia

For the first time ever since its discovery in the 1860s, by Nicholaus Friedreich, a German doctor, there’s a potential cure for Friedreich’s ataxia …

The first CRISPR clinical trial could begin in 2018

CRISPR Clinical Trial<p>In a monumental development for the field of gene-editing, a pharmaceutical company has applied to run the first CRISPR clinical …

Neurodegeneration: New cell death mechanism revealed

New research reveals how a dysfunction in the brain's so-called self-digestion system leads to cell death in neurodegenerative disorders. The newly …

Medical Research

Brain Repair: Fish Can Grow Back Cells After Being Frozen

Being able to repair a damaged human brain would be nothing short of groundbreaking. While any and all clinical applications of regenerative medicine …

Glucose may help fight cancer and inflammatory disease

<i>Not such a simple sugar.</i><p>Glucose – commonly referred to as a ‘simple’ sugar – may actually be crucial in the fight against cancer and inflammatory …

DNA replication caught on film for the first time undermines textbooks

The image you see here isn’t of the USS Enterprise in warp, it’s an image of DNA replication captured for the first time. The interesting part is …

Consciousness Persists After Death: Scientists Confirm People Who Have Died Know They Are Dead

Recent scientific studies have confirmed that consciousness persists long after the body has died. The studies have forced medical researchers to …

Consciousness

How does rabies cause aggression?

Rabies is a viral disease that is famous for its ability to alter the behavior of infected hosts by rendering them aggressive. Its underlying …

One of The Most Deadly Venoms Could Help Scientists Treat Cancer

But first they have to get the venom out.<p>To milk a cone snail requires guile and guts.<p>First, Frank Marí uses a pair of tongs to hold a dead goldfish …