An experiment in rats suggests that gene editing may be a treatment for anxiety and alcoholism in adults who were exposed to binge-drinking in their adolescence.
Drugs that stifle acute inflammation may prevent the body from healing properly.
The Spanish language has the ability to minimize and exaggerate by the simple addition of a suffix.
A new wave of preventative cancer vaccines are set to begin trials.
The same technology behind the COVID-19 vaccines may enable the first damage-reversing heart attack cure.
A study finds prescription medications and dangerous unlisted ingredients in ordinary supplements.
SIDS deaths have decreased worldwide, but research has yet to solve this medical mystery.
Disulfiram is an FDA-approved drug for the treatment of chronic alcoholism. It might also serve as anti-anxiety medication.
Shoving platelet-rich plasma up your nose might restore your sense of smell after COVID. But whether it actually works still needs to be sniffed out.
Can electrical stimulation meaningfully substitute for natural touch during a complex task in the real world? We think so.
Behavioral interventions may be better for long-term health.
A new, easy-to-use, $5-device helps address male infertility. It isolates healthy sperm cells based on their natural behavior.
Standard probiotics cannot compare to the diversity that your microbes have.
Intracellular bacteria promote cancer metastasis by enhancing the tumor cells' resistance to mechanical stress in the bloodstream
The Human Genome Project put together 92% of our DNA blueprint. Here's what it took to complete the rest.
Overwashing is bad for skin health, but many people do it anyway. One reason is that our brains intimately associate stink with disgust.
If future studies prove it to be successful, this technique for the early detection of pancreatic cancer could save thousands of lives.
AI maps psychedelic “trip” experiences to regions of the brain – opening new route to psychiatric treatments
The study shows that it’s possible to map the wildly subjective psychedelic experiences to specific brain regions.
More than 200 years ago, scientists tried to figure out how bats navigate in the dark (or without eyes). This set in motion a series of events that led to the development of ultrasound as a form of psychotherapy.
Could we all attain this superpower?
Anesthesia causes animals and humans to lose consciousness. A study found it has a similar effect on Venus flytraps.
"I was part of the surgical team that conducted the first pig-to-human heart transplant in a living patient."
About six minutes after the heart stops, the brain essentially dies.
Every year, scientists like George Church get better at editing the genomes of human beings. But will genome editing help or hurt us?