Mar 31, 2017------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
How to calculate an immune response
Using patient gene data, Dartmouth team quickly calculates personal immune response profiles for thousands of patients.
Mar 30, 2017-----News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Stop eating! You are full!
Research has identified in flies, a molecule sent by fat cells to the fly brain to say the fly has eaten enough and to stop feeding. Because fruit flies replicate many of our human feeding-related mechanisms, as well as genes, they are a good model in finding out about our own bodies.
Mar 29, 2017-----News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
Sperm tails are "motorized" and need all their parts
The beat of a sperm tail is generated by a motor — a molecular motor. Each motor produces a force to power a sperm's journey to the egg. Research now shows us how each motor is powered and how it moves a sperm tail.
Mar 28, 2017------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
A link science didn't catch
An unexpected immune interaction is probably sabotaging vaccines designed to treat cancer. A part of the body thought disconnected from the immune system actually interacts with it, and may explain some male infertility and certain autoimmune diseases.
Mar 27, 2017------News Archive—Latest research covered daily, archived weekly
A giant leap forward to pill for anti-aging
Researchers make a discovery that could lead to a revolutionary drug that actually reverses ageing, improves DNA repair and even help NASA get its astronauts to Mars.