A study of the brain genetics of alcoholism in mice is unraveling the secrets of this disease in humans.
Experiments with rats suggest that a urine test could accurately predict how an individual will react to medications.
China could provide a new network to safely test therapies for paralyzed patients.
Synthetically engineered microorganisms could provide a much cheaper way to manufacture drugs.
Nanospheres that target cancer cells and gradually release drugs could make treatment safer and more effective.
Kari Stefansson, founder and CEO of deCode Genetics, explains why gene hunting provides tailor-made drug targets.
A product touted as “nano” has hospitalized six German consumers, prompting more warnings over the dangers of nanomaterials.
Genizon is using the genetic homogeneity of French Canadians to find new drug targets – and redefine human disease.
Mass spectrometry, a favorite analytical technique of chemists, may find a place in the operating room.
A new type of PET imaging technique could eventually help doctors diagnose and head off the disease before symptoms appear.