Latest Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Stories

2009-01-24 14:30:47

Scientists at UCSF have discovered an abnormality in a patient’s immune system that may lead to safer therapies for autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and colitis, as well as potential new ways to treat transplant rejection.

2009-01-12 12:17:33

Imagine new treatments for heart disease or muscle loss that direct the body to repair damaged tissue rather than helping it cope with a weakened condition.

2009-01-05 13:39:36

With cold and flu season in full swing, the fact that viruses and bacteria rapidly evolve is apparent with every sneeze, sniffle, and cough.

2008-12-16 15:37:03

New article in the FASEB Journal shows that caffeine during pregnancy affects heart development and function

2008-12-01 17:10:00

A stunning discovery based on epigenetics (the inheritance of propensities acquired in the womb) reveals that consuming choline—a nutrient found in eggs and other foods

2008-07-02 16:05:03

MIT researchers offer tantalizing evidence on how to make people smarter, naturally

2008-07-02 16:00:31

New study in the FASEB Journal shows how substances similar to THC are necessary for healthy skin and may lead to new skin disease treatments

2008-04-30 08:56:26

New study in the FASEB Journal identifies c-FLIP and calpain-3 proteins as drug targets in limb-girdle muscular dystrophy and other conditions

2008-03-31 12:55:00

Biologists have just confirmed what poets have known for centuries: eyes really are windows of the soul—or at least of the brain.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.