An already fiery debate flares up just in time for the midterms.
Organs-on-a-chip could replace animal testing with simulated human body systems.
A biologist tested whether so-called predatory journals, which charge researchers to publish their work without much real review, would really accept anything. Turns out, some will. His “experiment” on what happens to the body at “warp 10 speed” was based on a Star Trek: Voyager episode, but four journals accepted it, and one published.
Trump administration lifts a ban on research that could lead to a man-made pandemic.
A fungus that turns ants into zombies doesn’t even need their braaaiiins to control their bodies.
Researchers found that two existing drugs used together may block metastasis, and slow the spread of disease.
Scientists are using microbubbles to deliver targeted doses of chemotherapy directly to the brain.
Groundbreaking research may lead to new treatments for Type 1 diabetes.
[DIGEST: Scientific American, Lancet Psychiatry, Huffington Post] The first clinical trial to use psilocybin, the active compound in “magic mushrooms,” to treat major depression shows promise in a small but breakthrough study. Researchers from Imperial College London gave psilocybin to 12 people suffering from severe depression. One week after receiving an oral dose of the … Continued