She was thrown out, or at least her head was, with the remains of other animals — dogs, horses, squirrels — and other debris that the colonists discarded during the winter of 1609–10.
It’s a study in mice, but results from an intriguing experiment suggests that having one or two parents can affect new nerve growth in the brain, and that male and females respond differently to these influences.
A vaccine that thwarts cancer cells has so far proved to be better in theory than in practice, and researchers may finally understand why.
Curious about how a disease gets started? Researchers may soon be able to “street view” the inner workings of the human body.
Most of us take it for granted, but a new brain map shows how complicated speaking actually is.
Scientists have moved closer to enabling amputees with artificial limbs to feel what they are touching. The first bionic hand that will allow the wearer to experience touch again will enter trials later this year, thanks to the …
Hurricane Sandy destroyed years of cancer and brain research. How scientists are recovering from the damage.
Cesarean sections and breast feeding can have lifelong effects on a baby’s health, and researchers may have uncovered why.
Mickey Hart’s quest to understand the power of music in medicine
Another victim of superstorm Sandy’s devastation in New York: laboratory animals representing years of critical medical research.
Anne Wojcicki plans to sell whole-genome sequencing directly to consumers, no doctors needed
Forget hair transplants, pills and hair regrowth serums. A University of Pennsylvania researcher has a better alternative for balding men: shave it all off.
Teens rejoice! Researchers have identified a potential new treatment for acne