Early results for an anti-seizure drug administered as a nasal spray show a more targeted approach to helping get seizures under control.
Finding a cure for asthma using biological signatures
Analyzing patients’ urine samples allowed researchers to identify a biomolecule which could one day lead to developing a cure for asthma.
Unraveling how the ear develops for future regenerative medicine strategies
It turns out that a single factor is responsible for ear cell development, which could one day be used to treat disease and malformations.
Bad dancing can be blamed on genetics
Is rhythm learnt or encoded in our genes? “Musical genes” could be the key.
HIV drug repurposed for memory loss treatment
Researchers identify a protein that stops the brain from connecting memories, and regulating it could help improve memory loss treatment.
Cancer immunotherapy gets a boost from microbubbles
A fragile cancer immunotherapy agent “cGAMP” is delivered to tumor sites using tiny bubbles that protect it until it reaches its destination.
Sniffer dogs detect COVID-19
A real-world study showed dogs were almost as good as PCR tests when detecting COVID-19 in individuals.
How the capybara could improve biofuels
Unique enzymes found in the gut of sugarcane-eating capybaras could help convert agricultural waste into low-carbon biofuels.
3D printing the perfect piece of chocolate
Researchers explore how manipulating the properties of chocolate metamaterials can change our enjoyment of it.
Autoimmune diseases captured in a library of genetic markers
An extensive library of over one million cells could pave the way for new and repurposed treatments for a number of autoimmune diseases.