Antibiotic resistance has been called a public health crisis. Now, researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine may have identified a new weapon against these deadly bugs, using the powerful CRISPR gene editing tool, called Pro-AG. Their findings were published in the journal Nature Communications.
Australian scientists said they have found a way to help dermatologists better determine a patient’s risk of developing melanoma, pointing to improved understanding and treatment of the major skin cancer.
Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from US litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it would invest €5 billion ($5.64 billion) in weed killer research.
A new study found that personal gun access was associated with depression, suicidal ideation and perceiving school as unsafe, while attending a school where gun access was common was associated with lower odds of perceiving school as unsafe.
Research findings from China's Tianzhou-1 Space Mission showed that the microgravity environment in space promotes heart cell differentiation of mice induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, providing new perspectives on future human space travel.
Shelter Scotland and the Edinburgh Community Safety Partnership (ECSP) investigated those on the streets who resort to begging and found at least 420 people begging over the two years to October 2018, showing deep, often lifelong poverty, poor mental and physical health, addiction and the constant threat of abuse.
Depression has many origins: Genetic, triggered by a specific event or circumstance or lifestyle choices. But it is a disease of the brain, and researchers are finding that ensuring it receives the proper nutrients is a way to treat depression.