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Because any single gene mutation behind a particular cancer can be extremely rare, studying one drug at a time is extremely challenging Scientists and drug makers are pioneering a new kind of clinical trial that changes the way cancer drugs are studied, potentially cutting both the time and cost of bringing them to market.
Chili peppers likely became a cultivated crop in central-east Mexico, according to a new study by an international team including UC Davis plant scientists.
Photosynthesis provides fixed carbon and energy for nearly all life on Earth, yet many aspects of this fascinating process remain mysterious.
Scientists in Brazil have genetically modified a goat to produce milk with an enzyme to treat a rare genetic disorder, O Estado de Sao Paulo newspaper reported Tuesday.
Looking the odd one out may seem like a recipe for mating disaster, but it could make you more attractive to the opposite sex.
The official line to the question of whether sex addiction is real is quite clear: No, a person cannot be officially diagnosed with sex addiction.
For your information: MNT accounts were not affected by the recent Heartbleed bug, as we were not running a vulnerable version of OpenSSL.
A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.
Make-A-Wish Colorado says Max, who loves to pretend to fly like a superhero, will be soaring Tuesday at an indoor skydiving facility near Denver called SkyVenture Colorado.The Hasting, Nebraska boy will don an Iron Man costume for his wind tunnel adventure.
A new blood test may one day help predict the recurrence of breast cancer and also a woman's response to breast cancer treatment, researchers report.
A TAXI driver is training to run a 10k with the full weight of a transport oxygen cylinder on his back.
Gaining both too much or too little weight during pregnancy appears to increase the risk of having an overweight or obese child, according to a study.
Until recently, West Texas Guar in Brownfield contained the only guar bean-desplitting operation in the U.S. The company was ordered to halt operations until further notice.
Novartis AG and Shire Plc are among drugmakers weighing offers for Belgian eye-medicine company ThromboGenics NV, people familiar with the matter said.
Washington, April 14 : Researchers have taken the first steps toward creating a roadmap that may help scientists narrow down the genetic cause of numerous diseases.
In a new study, researchers have taken the first steps toward creating a roadmap that may help scientists narrow down the genetic cause of numerous diseases.