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Long an obstacle to treating diseases like brain cancer, Parkinson's, and Alzheimer's, the blood-brain barrier might soon be unlocked thanks to a medical physicist in Canada.
Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.
An MIT team has developed a paper stick that could someday be used as an inexpensive and accurate way to detect a range of cancers. It holds particular promise for the developing world.
UC Irvine researchers create toxin-capturing nanoparticles that successfully stop bee venom in the bloodstream of mice and could one day have implications for other toxins, too.
Formed of antibodies and DNA, these molecular automata could help design better drugs to fight cancer, autoimmune diseases.
A mosquito lands on your leg. It takes you a few minutes to notice, but in that time a lot has happened. Check out some amazing footage of mosquito probes breaking through skin and searching for blood vessels.
Doctors say that a toddler born with HIV shows no signs of the virus a year after being removed from antiretroviral therapy.
Because of power outages and flooding, the school has reportedly lost biological material stored in coolers, and lab mice kept in the basement of one of its animal research facilities.
Low-cost color-coded sensor out of the U.K. could let doctors in developing countries detect the presence of viruses including HIV at a glance.
Researchers hope to make not just cheap but nearly free medical tests using paper that can stick to certain molecules.