Latest research findings from the Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences
Perseverance and scientific collaboration lead to important breakthroughs for the nosiest of chronic conditions.
It turns out humans aren’t the only organisms with a sweet tooth, bacteria love sweets too. Now scientists are using their love of sugar to identify and locate bacterial infections.
The COVID-19 pandemic meant the loss of family gatherings, social outings and, for many of us, physical touch. Neuroscientists Varun Chokshi and Daniel O’Connor explain why physical touch is so important now and in the coming post-pandemic world.
Using dark-field microscopy, a special microscope photography technique, the patterns of specific salt crystallizations in tears can be visualized and preserved forever.
Take a look at the dynamic presentations from this year's Science Writers' Boot Camp!
Myelin, the insulating material surrounding our neurons, is damaged by a variety of so-called “demyelinating diseases,” the most common of which is multiple sclerosis. Researchers are working to find drugs that could allow doctors to rebuild or replace these protective coverings.
Neuroeconomist Daeyeol Lee discusses his new book and the development of artificial intelligence, asking 'Will AI ever surpass human intelligence?'
In a recent study, researchers found that humans are turning i n v i s i b l e.
The first in a series of short essays act as “signposts” to highlight historical research on prior responses to rapidly spreading disease among populations. Exploring the world’s previous experience with epidemics and pandemics, these posts aim to help a general audience learn how past responses offer enduring lessons for the future.
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