Being very genetically similar to humans, primate models that are natural hosts of viruses similar to HIV may be the key to furthering AIDS research.
Studying changes in DNA from external stressors, scientists are seeking ways to combat cancers.
We have trillions of bacteria living in our guts, but this isn’t a bad thing! In fact, these colonies of bacteria help stabilize our bodies. A recent study suggests that these bacteria can also help regulate behavioral disorders.
Due to a rare genetic mutation, members of the Marsili family don’t feel pain. Scientists are studying this secret power in hopes of helping those who suffer from chronic pain.
With growing concern for antibiotic-resistant bacteria, medical experts are looking for new ways to fight microbial invaders. Recent studies suggest that busy buzzing bees may hold an answer.
Sometimes finding a new solution requires taking a new look at the problem. Recently, researchers have found that retinal scans may be a potential solution to perform early diagnoses of Alzheimer’s.