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Stem cell breakthrough: repairing heart attack damage

Researchers have solved a complication that could occur following an experimental procedure to repair damaged heart muscle.

Life Scientist 23 February, 2024

Cannabis extract found to slow melanoma cell growth

A cannabis extract has shown positive results in slowing down melanoma cell growth and increasing cell death rates, according to an in vitro study.

Life Scientist 23 February, 2024

Spider silk-inspired electrode wraps around tissues and organs

Scientists have created a flexible electrode that wraps around muscles, nerves and hearts to deliver electrical stimulation to tissues or record electrical activity.

Life Scientist 21 February, 2024

Bullied teens are at risk of psychosis

Bullied teenagers are at greater risk of the early stages of psychotic episodes and experience lower levels of a key neurotransmitter in a part of the brain involved in...

Life Scientist 21 February, 2024

Women with HPV at increased risk of death from heart disease

Women have a four times higher risk of dying from cardiovascular disease if they have an infection with a high-risk strain of human papillomavirus.

Life Scientist 19 February, 2024

Biotechnology
Successful embryo transfer could save rhinos from extinction

Successful embryo transfer could save rhinos from extinction

The successful embryo transfer and pregnancy of a southern white rhino allow researchers to safely move to the transfer of northern white rhino...

Article 29 January, 2024
Health & Medical
Historical medical treatment found to 'transmit' Alzheimer's

Historical medical treatment found to 'transmit' Alzheimer's

A new study shows the first known evidence of Alzheimer's in living people that appears to have been acquired as a result of previous medical...

Article 02 February, 2024
Life Sciences
Bullied teens are at risk of psychosis

Bullied teens are at risk of psychosis

Bullied teenagers are at greater risk of the early stages of psychotic episodes and experience lower levels of a key neurotransmitter in a part of...

Article 21 February, 2024
Molecular Biology
Protein biomarkers help predict dementia 15 years in advance

Protein biomarkers help predict dementia 15 years in advance

A new study adds to the growing body of evidence that measuring levels of certain proteins in the blood of healthy people could accurately predict...

Article 15 February, 2024
Lab Technology
The ups and downs of DIY lab automation

The ups and downs of DIY lab automation

While developing lab automation in-house might seem attractive at first glance, the road is littered with hidden pitfalls that can derail internal...

Article 18 December, 2023
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