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An armchair detective and a biochemist claim to have solved the mystery of the Ripper's identity through DNA testing a shawl. But some experts aren't convinced.
A Kickstarter project promises to deliver seeds and plants that glow in the dark, thanks to synthetic biology and designer DNA sequences.
A study has found that the antifungal drug Ciclopirox kills HIV in cell cultures -- and the virus doesn't bounce back when the drug is stopped. But the research has yet to be performed on people.
Going beyond mouse brains, a group of researchers will spend the next few years diagramming gene and cell activity in a sampling of 10 human brains.
A breakthrough laser technology can discriminate between cancerous prostate cells and healthy bodily fluids, and ultimately help predict when cancer will metastasize.
These cancer stem cells are difficult to kill because they don't divide rapidly--a common behavior that most cancer treatments target.
The approach affords researchers a moving view of the structure of a protein thought to play a key role in causing chemo to fail.
Gamers help biochemists understand the structure of a protein that is key to the growth of HIV in about 10 days.
A new gadget can capture and culture circulating cancer cells shed by a tumor, providing important data about cancer progression and how patients respond to treatment.
University of California professor says Obama administration claim that scanners are safe is based on "many misconceptions." He and his colleagues are preparing a response.