While studying the venom of box jellyfish — one of the most deadly animals on earth — researchers in Australia stumbled across a possible antidote.
Scientists have shown how a drug cocktail of four compounds can convert glia, or support cells, next to damaged neurons into new working neurons.
A fresh discovery offers a more detailed picture of how disrupted body clocks can lead to poor health, exposing us to problems such as diabetes or cancer.
A disrupted immune system can upset gut bacteria in ways that can lead to cell damage and tissue changes associated with aging, study finds.
Our sense of taste impacts many of our choices, but how do our surroundings influence it? A series of virtual reality experiments now provide an answer.
According to a recent paper, naturally produced venoms could help design treatments for a range of diseases, including diabetes and chronic pain.
A study into the enzyme PI3KC2A reveals its role in internal cell signaling processes, the disruption of which can lead to cancer, obesity, and diabetes.
By doubling back and re-examining familiar components of the cell, scientists are finding new ways to approach difficult-to-treat diseases.
Researchers have found a new type of antibiotic on the leaf of a common weed and suggest that this little-explored ecosystem could yield many new drugs.
Human olfactory receptors are everywhere in the body — not just in the nose — and may prove useful in healthcare and medicine once we know more about them.