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Scientists are pushing for smarter uses of medical imaging tech that would not only reduce the numbers of animals necessary for research, but also improve the way they’re used.
June 30, 2011, 8:50 AM PDT | By Janet Fang
Find yourself dozing off? A new study says that a swinging bed may help you fall into a deeper sleep.
June 29, 2011, 10:55 PM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
Could this application save a life?
June 28, 2011, 2:58 PM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
By replacing genes and correcting multiple mutations at once, scientists managed to increase clotting in live animals with hemophilia for the first time.
June 27, 2011, 9:11 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
Living or being raised in urban environments impacts areas of our brain that deal with our response to stress. So are those of us from and in urban environments at higher risk for mental disorders?
June 25, 2011, 12:11 AM PDT | By Janet Fang
Japanese researchers develop a swimming capsule endoscope to offer images inside the stomach and colon.
June 24, 2011, 10:05 AM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
Scientists reveal a technique that uses light to flip on individual genes in a cell. The method has helped control blood sugar levels in diabetic mice.
June 23, 2011, 1:57 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
This week, the U.S Food and Drug Administration released nine warning labels with graphic images. Will these graphic labels deter Americans from smoking?
June 22, 2011, 11:48 PM PDT | By Stacy Lipson
A fluorescent green study with monkeys shows that virus vectors can safely and effectively deliver therapeutic genes to the rods and cones at clinical doses.
June 22, 2011, 4:24 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
By bombarding tissue with an infrared laser, scientists can make plaque buildup emit ultrasound images. The technique would make noninvasive early detection of atherosclerosis possible.
June 21, 2011, 12:22 PM PDT | By Janet Fang