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Horses with this genetic mutation can move in more ways. Walk, trot, gallop, and pace! Could this help explain the genetics behind human neuromuscular disorders?
August 29, 2012, 10:15 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
Using a technique called optogenetics, Retrosense Therapeutics wants to restore vision in blind patients by giving light sensitivity to neurons that don’t normally possess it.
August 28, 2012, 3:28 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
Both approved for clinical use, the Solitaire and the Trevo restore blood flow in stroke victims. New studies show that they’re safer and more effective than the current standard tool.
August 28, 2012, 2:14 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
Transgenic goats produce milk with the breast milk enzymes and proteins that human babies need most.
August 28, 2012, 5:36 AM PDT | By Audrey Quinn
Researchers have developed an easier way to figure out our internal body time. This ‘molecular timetable’ could help doctors synchronize drug delivery to the internal clock, for better...
August 27, 2012, 10:06 PM PDT | By Janet Fang
Researchers have covered plastic and silk threads with temperature sensors and micro-heaters that monitor the wounds and speed up healing.
August 27, 2012, 11:20 AM PDT | By Janet Fang
An RV with the slogan, “Who’s your daddy?” collects DNA on the spot and returns answers in a few business days.
August 27, 2012, 6:08 AM PDT | By Audrey Quinn
Helium-infused calls show that we’re not the only primates capable of complicated speech production.
August 27, 2012, 3:02 AM PDT | By Audrey Quinn
No more needle pricks? Scientists have devised a way to turn red blood cells into chemical sensors that may, for example, offer diabetics a way of monitoring their glucose levels long-term.
August 24, 2012, 10:52 AM PDT | By Janet Fang
Scientists turn back the clock to restore cells to their embryonic state.
August 24, 2012, 8:34 AM PDT | By Audrey Quinn