Latest National Academy of Sciences Stories
Scientist from Dortmund, Helsinki, Potsdam, and the ESRF have revealed details of the microscopic atomic structure of water under extreme conditions.
Researchers at Columbia Engineering have developed a new "plug-and-play" method to assemble complex cell microenvironments that is a scalable, highly precise way to fabricate tissues with any spatial organization or interest—such as those found in the heart or skeleton or vasculature.
Human activities are not the primary cause of arsenic found in groundwater in Bangladesh.
A shortage of a protein called TDP-43 caused muscle wasting and stunted nerve cells.
A new study has examined how bacteria clog medical devices, and the result isn’t pretty.
Fetal alcohol syndrome is the leading preventable cause of developmental disorders in developed countries.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection affects about 4 million in the United States and is the primary cause of liver cirrhosis and liver cancer.
Eleven Biotherapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company creating novel and differentiated protein-based biotherapeutics, has published preclinical data in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) showing beneficial effects of EBI-005, the first rationally-designed topically administered IL-1 protein for the treatment of ocular diseases.
A new approach to bladder regeneration is capitalizing on the potential of two distinct cell populations harvested from a patient's healthy bone marrow.
A new study by Columbia Engineering researchers finds that the infant brain does not control its blood flow in the same way as the adult brain.
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