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Temple scientists identify key factor regulating abnormal heart growth

(Philadelphia, PA) - The human heart is like a sponge, able to expand and grow, increasing its capacity to take up blood....

MRI scan used for heart disease could also pick out aggressive...

A type of smart MRI scan used in people with heart disease could help assess whether children's cancers are especially aggressive and spot early...

One-time treatment generates new neurons, eliminates Parkinson’s disease in mice

Xiang-Dong Fu, PhD, has never been more excited about something in his entire career. He has long studied the basic biology of...

Plant cell gatekeepers’ diversity could be key to better crops

Scientists have shed new light on how the network of gatekeepers that controls the traffic in and out of plant cells works,...

Researchers model human stem cells to identify degeneration in glaucoma

More than 3 million Americans have glaucoma, a serious eye condition causing vision loss. Using human stem cell models, researchers at Indiana...

Researchers map SARS-CoV-2 infection in cells of nasal cavity, bronchia, lungs

CHAPEL HILL, NC - June 1, 2020 - In a major scientific study published in the journal Cell, scientists at the UNC...

Defects in developing frog brain can be prevented or repaired with...

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (May 26, 2019)-- Researchers led by biologists at Tufts University have discovered that the brains of developing frog embryos damaged by...

Men’s blood contains greater concentrations of enzyme that helps COVID-19 infect...

Evidence from a large study of several thousand patients shows that men have higher concentrations of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) in their...

Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 infects cells of the intestine

Researchers from the Hubrecht Institute in Utrecht, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, and Maastricht University in the Netherlands have found that...

CBD shows promise for fighting aggressive brain cancer

Bethesda, MD - Findings from a new study examining human and canine brain cancer cells suggest that cannabidiol could be a useful...