DURHAM, N.C. - There's a reason it's called a gut feeling. The brain and the gut are connected by intricate neural networks that signal hunger and satiety, love and fear, even safety and dan..
One of the biggest challenges to discovering a cure for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is when the disease becomes dormant -- hidden and inactive within the human body. Modern therapy can practically wipe out the virus, but stores…
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (August 11, 2016) - By identifying new compounds that selectively block mitochondrial respiration in pathogenic fungi, Whitehead Institute scientists have identified a potential antif..
Kansas City, MO. -- Many living creatures possess exceptional abilities that set them apart from other species. Cheetahs can run up to 60 miles per hour; ants can lift 100 times their body weight; fla..
Researchers say "stem cell medical tourism" is becoming a global problem - preying on desperate patients with incurable diseases Stem cell medical tourism and unproven stem cell interventions are gr..
A new species of rain frog was discovered in the premontane forests of the Peruvian central Andes. Referring to the mountain chain's local name, the amphibian's name translates to 'Slee..
Wildlife-friendly farming schemes can help boost the abundance of many UK moth species, a new study by the University of Liverpool has found. Large moths (macro-moths) play an important role as poll..
BOSTON (August 11) - Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University scientists have found exciting, new functions of the protein angiogenin (ANG) that play a significant role in the regulation of blood cel..