Reuters (June 3, 2013) Researchers at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute have identified a blood protein they say can reverse the aging process in mouse hearts. After introducing the protein into the hearts of old mice, the ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 16, 2015) The key to creating the next generation of antibiotics could lie in horse dung. That's according to researchers at ETH Zurich and the University of Bonn who have produced copsin, an antibiotic ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 10, 2015) German scientists create artificial silk by combining spider protein with bacteria usually found in the guts of humans and animals. It's as strong and flexible as the real thing, and because of its ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Sep. 10, 2015) A device that utilizes a blood cleansing engineered protein could prove an effective therapy for patients with sepsis, according to researchers. Ben Gruber reports.
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AP (Oct. 8, 2014) As the Ebola crisis continues in West Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is training doctors, nurses and other health care workers going to work in Ebola Treatment Units in West ... watch video
Washington Post (Feb. 4, 2015) Soka Moses, a physician at an Ebola Treatment Unit in Monrovia, Liberia, discussed why he thinks Liberia cannot be Ebola-free until the virus is gone from West Africa.
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Reuters - Business Video Online (Aug. 8, 2014) Tekmira Pharmaceutical's stock surged further as a change in the FDA's status could clear the way for the use of its experimental Ebola drug. Fred Katayama reports.
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Nov. 23, 2015 A biomedical imaging system has been developed that could ultimately replace a $100,000 piece of a lab equipment with components that cost just hundreds of dollars. The system uses a technique called ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 New insight into how the circadian clock responds to changes in temperature has been gained by new research in fruit flies. The researchers discovered that a protein called Ionotropic Receptor 25a, ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 What doesn't kill you could cure you. A growing interest in the therapeutic value of animal venom has led data scientists to create the first catalog of known animal toxins ... read more
Nov. 26, 2015 Nowadays, much emphasis is placed on sustainability. The degree to which people are willing to donate their own money for this depends on their level of oxytocin. Scientists have discovered that the ... read more
Nov. 26, 2015 Stem cells that have been specifically developed for use as clinical therapies are fit for use in patients, an independent study of their genetic makeup suggests. The research -- which focused on ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Scientists have mapped out the genes that keep our cells alive, creating a long-awaited foothold for understanding how our genome works and which genes are crucial in disease like ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 The motion of a specific protein in a human cell regulates whether HIV will infect other cells, a collaborative six-university research team has found. The finding may lead to promising new ways to ... read more
Feb. 10, 2015 An experimental medication that targets a protein in Ebola virus called VP24 protected 75 percent of a group of monkeys that were studied from Ebola virus infection, according to new ... read more
Mar. 13, 2014 With approximately a 90% death rate and no treatment yet available, Marburg virus research and development are a top priority. Once restricted to Africa, cases of the virus have been identified in ... read more