Slower runners benefit most from elite methods

How much do high-tech shoes, special diets and exercises, drafting behind other runners and other strategies to improve your 'running economy' actually improve your...

Why too much DNA repair can injure tissue

Researchers have discovered how overactive DNA repair systems can lead to retinal damage and blindness in mice. A DNA repair enzyme called Aag glycosylase...

New AI toolkit is the ‘scientist that never sleeps’

Researchers have developed a new AI-driven platform that can analyze how pathogens infect our cells with the precision of a trained biologist.

Gory, freaky, cool: Marine snail venom could improve insulin for diabetic...

Researchers detailed the function of cone snail insulins, bringing them one step closer to developing a faster-acting insulin to treat diabetes.

Investigating cell stress for better health — and better beer

Human beings are not the only ones who suffer from stress -- even microorganisms can be affected. Now, researchers have devised a new method...

Researchers home in on genes linked to age-related macular degeneration

Scientists have zeroed in on genes associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of vision loss and blindness among people age 65...

Engineered miniature kidneys come of age

A research team has now removed a major barrier for the use of kidney organoids as a tool to model kidney diseases, test drug...

HIV drug could treat Alzheimer’s, age-associated disorders

Researchers have found that blocking retrotransposon activity with a generic HIV/AIDS medication significantly reduces age-related inflammation in old mice and senescent human cells, providing...

Scientists seeking to regrow kidneys make promising discovery

Scientists seeking to regrow damaged kidneys have discovered that blocked kidneys in newborns have a remarkable ability to repair themselves after the obstruction is...

One step closer to growing made-to-order human kidneys

Researchers successfully used stem cells to grow mouse kidneys inside rats.

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