Could Your Old Poop Cure You of Future Diseases?
Fecal transplants can fix gut diseases, but finding the right donor stool is tricky. The solution, some scientists believe, is to keep a store of your own.
Vertex absorbs ViaCyte and its stem cell-based diabetes treatment for $320M, clearing out competition
Edits to a cholesterol gene could stop the biggest killer on earth
In a first, a patient in New Zealand has undergone gene-editing to lower their cholesterol. It could be the beginning of new era in disease prevention.
Embryo Cells Set Patterns for Growth by Pushing and Pulling
Patterns that guide the development of feathers and other features can be set by mechanical forces in the embryo, not just by gradients of chemicals.
They blazed a trail by having their brains linked to computers. Now they want to help shape the field’s future
Labcorp launches blood test for a wide range of neurodegenerative diseases and brain injuries
Newly Recognized Dementia Called LATE May Hit 40 Percent of Older People
The pathological buildup of a protein known as TDP-43 can lead to an Alzheimer’s-like disorder
The radical plan for vaccine equity
Charity failed to provide adequate vaccines for the global south. Now, 15 countries are seeing whether an open-science model can end a dangerous legacy of dependency.