Scientists Load Horse GIF Onto Living Cells

Using CRISPR technology, researchers successfully loaded one of the first-ever moving pictures — Eadweard Muybridge’s film of a horse galloping against a white backdrop — into the genome of a living cell.

Researchers Create ‘Pill-on-a-String’ Technique to Better Detect Cancer

The unique technique can rub the esophagus and scrape away cells that scientists can then examine for cancer.

3 Bacteria-Zapping Products for the Home

To truly protect yourself, it’s time to give your cleaning ritual an overall tech upgrade.

Currents Pumped Through Headphones Could Mean Migraine Relief

A group of participants saw a reduction in migraine days of three days per month thanks to the treatment.

Cancer Treatment May Be Revolutionized Through Personalized Vaccines

Vaccines built around a person’s own DNA have proven effective at beating back cancer, two studies show. While the studies are small and the results,...

iPad Game May Help Prevent Dementia

The interactive game was enjoyable among the study participants, something that is vital to successful cognitive training.

Scientists Engineer Super-Intelligent Mice via Gene Suppression

The researchers believe their findings may hold implications for the treatment of cognitive disorders in human beings.

Scientists Brew Probiotic Beer That’s Actually Good for You

The beer can neutralize toxins and viruses and even help to keep the immune system in check.

Do Sea Anemones Hold the Key to Generating Human Heart Cells?

Sea anemones, although without an actual heart, do contain “heart genes” that researchers have found to be identical to human heart genes.

Humans Have No Limit on Maximum Age: Study

With people now living well past 100 years of age, and advances in medical care ever present, there's no telling what the maximum human age is.

Computer-Based Therapy Helps College Students Drink Less

For college students who routinely go on binge drinking sprees, a new computerized interface may help curb the dangerous behavior. Researchers from Brown University School...

New Wheelchair Design Eases Mobility Challenges

The gear-driven design utilizes 100 percent of the arm effort, making it much easier to go up slopes and across longer, more challenging distances.

Chronic Pain Can Stop, Study Says

A new animal study shows how chronic pain starts and where it can end.

Scientists Disable Cancer’s Ability to Spread Using Tiny Gold Rods

The new technique showed that using tiny gold rods heated by lasers essentially sawed off the cancer cells’ legs.

Flu Vaccine Patch Kicks Painful Needles to the Curb

The patch can also be stored safely for a year without refrigeration, offering a vital option for health care in the developing world.

Parkinson’s Disease May Not Start With the Brain

The discovery of a protein in the gut provides a previously unrecognized origin of where changes to the same protein in the brain could happen.

Antioxidant in Broccoli Holds Promise as Diabetes Treatment

The new study adds compelling evidence that the extract can combat the growing rates of diabetes worldwide.

Researchers Aim to Create Painless Way to Screen Breast Cancer

This new treatment adds lasers to the mix, using a combination of laser and ultrasound technology to determine the presence or absence of cancer cells in the breast tissue.

Lab-Grown Cartilage May Bring Relief to Osteoarthritis Sufferers

With a cellular structure similar to that of natural cartilage, the bioengineered material features exceptional durability for lab-grown tissue.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Strongly Linked to Brain Inflammation

The discovery is a major breakthrough in understanding the biology of OCD.

Scientists Delete Specific Memories from Snails’ Brains

The research may be especially important for those who experience traumatic events and have the memories to remember them by.

New Headband Technology From South Korea Aims to Treat Depression

This new type of treatment does not try to lessen symptoms, but rather cure depression itself.

Bright Light Repels Mosquitos, Reduces Bites

It may be the best mosquito repellent that the insects cannot adapt to or find their way around.

MDMA Moves Closer to Being PTSD Treatment

Researchers want to flip the narrative on MDMA and put its psychological-soothing properties to good use in the fight against traumatic stress.

Grape Seed Extract Lengthens Lifespan of Tooth Fillings

Grape seed extract was found to strengthen a part of the tooth known as dentin.

This Wearable Patch Detects Sleep Apnea

Read about the innovative new wearable that can diagnose sleep apnea as well as traditional methods.

Drones to the Rescue: Flying Defibrillators Reach People Faster Than Ambulances

Swedish researchers found that attaching defibrillators to high-tech drones shaved off an average of 16 minutes for response times, a difference that can mean life or death for heart attack patients.

Scientists Create Topical Drug That Tans Skin

Scientists have developed a topical drug that darkens skin pigmentation without the sun's rays.

New Blood Test Aims to Detect Cancer Sooner Than Ever

By zeroing in on miniscule amounts of DNA, researchers believe they can catch cancer early and save countless lives.

No Cuts About It: Non-Surgical Weight Loss Procedure Shows Results

Similar to a gastric bypass procedure, the new 'accordion procedure' works to decrease the size of the stomach but without the cuts and scars that come with invasive surgery.

This Antioxidant May Be the Next Big Thing in Skin Care

Researchers may have discovered a powerful new way to invigorate aging skin.

From AIDS to Cancer, Scripps Laboratories Are Revolutionizing Medical Research

At Scripps Research Institute, scientists are making some remarkable discoveries in their research into how disease infects our bodies.

Marijuana Extract May Reduce Seizures in Epilepsy Patients

Cannabidiol, or CBD, was found to reduce seizures among patients with a rare form of epilepsy by nearly 40 percent.

Scrub Away Cellulite With Coffee Grounds?

Scrubs made with coffee grounds can give your skin an extra boost from the antioxidants, and the caffeine can tighten the skin.

South African Doctors Perform Second Successful Penis Transplant

The recipient was a 40-year-old man who lost his penis 17 years ago due to complications after a ritual circumcision.

Plastic Surgery Goes Green With ‘Fat Recycling’

Hair is used to make wigs and old clothes are donated, so what can be done with fat taken out of people's bodies?

Old Wives’ Fertility Treatment Proves to Be Scientific Marvel

New research that studied the effect of flushing blocked fallopian tubes with poppy seed oil was promising for women dealing with infertility due to this issue.

Scientists Reveal New Prostate Cancer Vaccine

After receiving the vaccine, 77 percent of trial patients' tumors stopped growing, and 45 percent of trial patients saw tumor shrinkage.

Robotic Hip Device Works to Prevent Devastating Falls

A device called Active Pelvis Orthosis, or APO, can prevent elderly persons from falling, even when put through hazardous conditions on a treadmill.

Mussel Secretions May Help Reduce Scars

Researchers created a mussel-based glue that also led to a healthier functioning of skin cells after a wound had healed.

Microsoft Watch Helps Parkinson’s Patient Write Again

The "Emma Watch" allowed a young woman with Parkinson's to write legibly for the first time in years.

Now Printing: 3D Ovaries That Can Produce Offspring in Mice

With this study, researchers hope to help restore fertility and hormone production in women who have undergone ovarian cancer treatments.

Researchers Get Closer to First Lab-Grown Blood Stem Cells

The breakthrough puts the researchers on pace to make a tremendous impact on patients with genetic disease.

HIV Epidemic May Come to an End by 2025, Predicts Study

Current goals in place that seek to reduce new yearly infections to 12,000 cases in the U.S. by 2025 are already showing signs of success.

Inexpensive Drug for Bleeding After Childbirth Proves to Saves Lives

In studying ways to reduce maternal mortality from childbirth hemorrhaging, a group of researchers revisited tranexamic acid, a drug invented in the 1960s by a Japanese woman.

Teen Creates Bra That Detects Breast Cancer

Julian Rios Cantu, an 18-year-old teen from Mexico, was determined to create the cancer-detecting bra, called "Eva," after witnessing his own mother's struggle with breast cancer.

Smartphones Could Help Discharge Emergency Room Patients Faster

On average, patients whose doctors received lab results on a smartphone left the hospital 26 minutes faster than patients whose physicians had to check the hospital’s electronic system.

Wireless Router Senses How You Walk and How Healthy You Are

The device, called WiGait, can monitor and track a person's walking speed and movement without the need for a wearable.

This New Fabric Repels Grease Stains

Good news for pizza lovers — this new nanotech fabric is oil and grease-resistant.

Scientists Have Removed HIV from the Genes of Infected Mice

The researchers had conducted previous experiments on mice using CRISPR/Cas9 but with less impressive results.

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