Apr 21, 2011
"Scientists report that the three 'enterotypes' may have discrete effects on people's health."
Apr 18, 2011
"If inherited genes are not to blame for our most common illnesses, how can we find out what is?"
Mar 22, 2011
"Rather than destroying HIV, a proposed treatment would embrace its infectious abilities, sending the virus into competition with a harmless, stripped-down version of itself."
Jan 10, 2011
"While most blood tests require shipping a vial of blood to a laboratory for analysis and waiting several days for the results, a new device invented by a team of engineers and students uses just a pinprick of blood in a portable device that provides results in less than 30 minutes."
Dec 18, 2010
"Some of the worms and germs we've been warding off may actually keep us well. One solution, some scientists say, is to welcome them back"
Nov 3, 2010
"The chip, which contains 1,500 light-sensitive elements, replaces damaged cells in a blind person's retina"
Jul 19, 2010
A completely new method for producing an image of individual DNA molecules' genetic make-up has been developed. According to the researchers, the technique could be used to find out more easily whether someone is carrying a genetic predisposition to certain diseases.