The search for a cancer vaccine has largely been a painstaking, systematic chore of isolating some agent that might produce cancer-killing antibodies in human patients.
It’s hardly a secret that taking cocaine can change the way you feel and the way you behave.
As their due date creeps closer, many pregnant women pack a go bag for the hospital: toothbrush, iPod, cute bringing-baby-home outfit.
Treating cancer is a bit like shooting in the dark.
Historically, sickle-cell anemia has been an unheralded killer.
Mice are bred all the time in laboratories around the world. So, generally speaking, the birth of a couple dozen more lab mice isn’t worth noting.
Researchers at Newcastle University in England report they have coaxed the first human sperm cells from embryonic stem cells, in a remarkable demonstration of how quickly the field of stem-cell science is moving. The achievement, described in the journal Stem Cells and Development, comes just 11 years after the first human-embryonic-stem-cell line was created an eyeblink in scientific terms in the lab of James Thomson at the University of Wisconsin
Abu Ahmed says he was there: An Iraqi held prisoner at Abu Ghraib by the American military when inmates were abused. He says he was kept naked and saw other naked inmates stacked onto a pile while photos were taken, photos that would become public and bring shame to the United States