Inflammation from a simple infection can awaken a silent genetic defect in rats that carry it, resulting in a deadly form of pulmonary hypertension, a study shows.
When nerve cells’ power packs go wrong
The FAST program, led by Stanford graduate students, sparks a passion in teens for science careers
Closing gaps in our understanding of the human body is central for precision health
Surprising and sometimes strange biology fuels the future of medicine
Plans, dreams and day-to-day work for a team studying the sense of touch
Discoveries about the ways cells die are inspiring new disease treatments
Varying levels of a naturally occurring molecule that slows the spread of Salmonella could explain why the pathogen doesn’t sicken everyone.
Researchers aim to harness microbes in our intestines to cure what ails us