A "molecular glue" strengthens a key weak point in perovskite solar cells. The advance makes them tougher, more efficient, and more reliable.
May 7, 2021 • ~9 min
A new study links defective epithelial barriers to a rise in almost two billion allergic, autoimmune, neurodegenerative, and psychiatric diseases.
May 7, 2021 • ~5 min
Study suggests this process for eliminating unneeded cells may also protect against cancer.
May 5, 2021 • ~7 min
Scientists confirm they have made "chimera" embryos from long-tailed macaques and humans.
April 15, 2021 • ~3 min
Medical research to benefit people is first conducted in animals. Creating a new biomedical model by inserting human immune cells into pigs may lead to new insights and treatments.
April 12, 2021 • ~8 min
Astrocyte cells in the fruit fly brain are an on-off switch that controls when neurons can change and grow
Adaptable neurons are tied to learning and memory but also to neurological disorders. By studying fruit flies, researchers found a mechanism that controls neuroplasticity.
April 12, 2021 • ~6 min
A Harvard study has confirmed that stress can lead to hair loss.
March 31, 2021 • ~8 min
An organ-on-a-chip device could offer a more personalized treatment for sickle cell disease, which affects 70,000 to 100,000 Americans.
March 29, 2021 • ~7 min
If you've already had the coronavirus and recovered, you might be tempted to give the vaccine a pass. A scientist explains why the shot offers the best protection against future infection.
March 25, 2021 • ~7 min
Nanodiamonds aren't just cellular bling: they could be used to better understand the development of cancer in our cells.
March 23, 2021 • ~8 min