"I hope that winning this award will help raise the visibility of Taiwan in the international community, thus enabling them to understand Taiwan's research and contributions in the microbiology field" Most people at the NCKU College of Medicine notice that Dr. Wu is always the first person to arrive at the office, at around 3 or 4 o'clock in the ... (more)
A major ruling by the Supreme Court Friday will have a major impact on scientific research and genetic testing.
As people age, bone tends to deteriorate faster, causing osteoporosis and other disorders.
June 19, 2013 - Many proteins work like Swiss Army knives, fitting multiple functions into their elaborately folded structures.
Bethesda, MD, June 18, 2013: The Association for Molecular Pathology is proud to announce it will join the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology on July 1, 2013.
Nitrous oxide - best known as laughing gas - is one of the world's oldest and most widely used anesthetics.
Angelina Jolie put a public face to the fact that a gene mutation can cause breast cancer, but gene mutations can cause other cancers, too.
Memory improved in mice injected with a small, drug-like molecule discovered by UCSF San Francisco researchers studying how cells respond to biological stress.
Exome Sequencing and Systems Biology Converge to Identify Novel Mutations in the L-Type Calcium Channel, CACNA1C , Linked to Autosomal Dominant Long QT Syndrome From the Center for Translational Science Activities , Mayo Graduate School , Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Windland Smith Rice Sudden Death Genomics ... (more)
Local chemical signals released by fat cells in the mammary gland appear to provide a crucial link between exposure to unrelenting social stressors early in life, and the subsequent development of breast cancer, researchers from the University of Chicago report in the July 2013 issue of the journal Cancer Prevention Research .
Mannitol, a sugar alcohol produced by fungi, bacteria, and algae, is a common component of sugar-free gum and candy.
Aspirin is known to lower risk for some cancers, and a new study led by a UC San Francisco scientist points to a possible explanation, with the discovery that aspirin slows the accumulation of DNA mutations in abnormal cells in at least one pre-cancerous condition.
The Supreme Court came to a landmark decision on Thursday ruling that the discovery of gene sequences is not patentable.
A dapper older gentleman spurns his mate of a certain age to take a fresh-faced young lover.
Although a family history of Alzheimer's disease is a primary risk factor for the devastating neurological disorder, mutations in only three genes - the amyloid precursor protein and presenilins 1 and 2 - have been established as causative for inherited, early-onset Alzheimer's, accounting for about half of such cases.
According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 40,000 women in the United States will succumb to breast cancer this year.