CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- After exposing more than 70 million grain amaranth seeds to a soil-based herbicide, researchers were not able to find a single herbicide-resistant mutant. Though preliminary, the findings suggest that the mutation rate in amaranth is very low and that low-level herbicide applicati...
Bacteria are everywhere. They live in the soil and water, on our skin and in our bodies. Some are pathogenic, meaning they cause disease or infection. To design effective treatments against pathogens, researchers need to know which specific genes are to blame for pathogenicity.
Depression is one of the most widespread disorders that affect society, according to the World Health Organization. In fact, it is estimated that 4 million people are affected in Spain.
PITTSBURGH, May 19, 2019 - Much like cancer, sepsis isn't simply one condition but rather many conditions that could benefit from different treatments, according to the results of a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study involving more than 60,000 patients.
Even before the fertilized egg or zygote can start dividing into daughter cells that form the future tissues and organs during the development of a multicellular organism, the symmetrical zygote needs to become asymmetrical or polarised in shape and molecular organization.
The rise of global women’s movements like #MeToo have led many to take note of the immense discrimination women everywhere face in their daily lives for the first time. Amidst all of this social change and controversy, however, some have begun to argue that men’s health is being ignored by polic...
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Here’s how physicians can help guide patients through clinical trials more effectively, and what you can do to ensure the entire thing is a patient-centered affair.
An international team of researchers, led by UMass Amherst biostatistician Leontine Alkema and her former Ph.D. student Fengqing Chao
At some point every person is likely to experience an inflammatory condition somewhere in the body. The causes of inflammation
When the surgeon surgically removes a melanoma, some patients are said to be 'cancer-free' and they do not get additional treatment.