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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....

Autoimmune Experiments Switch Immune Cells From Attacking The Body to Protecting...

For most of us, the immune system works to protect us from bacteria, viruses, and other harmful pathogens. But for people with autoimmune conditions,...

Scientists unlock secrets of Ethiopia’s superfood in race to save it...

Teff, an ancient grain originally from Ethiopia, is a staple crop for 50 million people in the country. It is also increasingly...

Genetics could help diagnose diabetes in Indians, study shows

Genetics could help diagnose diabetes in Indians, study showsA new way of using genetics to diagnose diabetes could pave the way for better diagnosis...

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...

uOttawa researchers discover new sex hormone

When University of Ottawa biologists Kim Mitchell and Vance Trudeau began studying the effects of gene mutations in zebrafish, they uncovered new functions...

Switching on a key cancer gene could provide first curative treatment...

Researchers trying to turn off a gene that allows cancers to spread have made a surprising U-turn. By making the gene overactive...

Missing link in coronavirus jump from bats to humans could be...

As scientists scramble to learn more about the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, two recent studies of the virus' genome reached controversial conclusions: namely, that snakes are...

Crumpled graphene makes ultra-sensitive cancer DNA detector

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Graphene-based biosensors could usher in an era of liquid biopsy, detecting DNA cancer markers circulating in a patient's blood...

Type 1 diabetes is not one but two distinct conditions, defined...

Children who are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes under the age of seven have a different form (or "endotype") of the condition compared with...