New therapy option identified for early-stage breast cancer

Radionuclide therapy has proven successful in delaying the growth of disseminated tumor cells (DTCs) in early-stage breast cancer in a small animal model, suggesting its…

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Genome stability: Intricate process of DNA repair discovered

An elaborate system of filaments, liquid droplet dynamics and protein connectors enables the repair of some damaged DNA in the nuclei of cells, researchers at…

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A new substance prevents vascular calcification

Researchers at ETH Zurich and ETH spin-off Inositec have developed a new substance to prevent vascular calcification, which affects many patients suffering from chronic kidney…

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Coin-sized smart insulin patch, potential diabetes treatment

UCLA bioengineers and colleagues at UNC School of Medicine and MIT have further developed a smart insulin-delivery patch that could one day monitor and manage…

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Handheld 3D skin printer demonstrates accelerated healing of large, severe burns

A new handheld 3D printer can deposit sheets of skin to cover large burn wounds — and its “bio ink” can accelerate the healing process….

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Scientists find new ways to prevent skin scarring

A new study in Burns & Trauma, published by Oxford University Press, reveals promising new strategies to prevent skin scarring after injuries. While scars are…

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‘Parentese’ helps parents, babies make ‘conversation’ and boosts language development

Used in virtually all of the world’s languages, parentese is a speaking style that draws baby’s attention. Parents adopt its simple grammar and words, plus…

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Building a safer CAR-T therapy

A Ludwig Cancer Research study has devised a new type of chimeric antigen-receptor (CAR) T cell — a family of promising immunotherapies for cancer —…

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