• Alcohol, Cancer, and Dying: Research 2016 2016-09-14 14:41:48 2016 is a big year for cancer research! Research from across the world has been reporting a mix of good and bad, with the scariest showing a list of alcohol-related cancer diseases and the best news of all showing a trick to cheat death. Do you drink alcohol? Did you know that alcohol can cause &hel
  • AG Presents: Meet Milos Lazic of Jecure Therapeutics [Ep. 1] 2016-08-25 17:35:55 AG Presents is an interview series of scientists in the Life Sciences industry that share insights to what research life is like as a start-up, in a university, or at an institute and how they got there. Here we would love to introduce Milos Lazic of Jecure Therapeutics in San Diego, California, US
  • Top 7 FAQs for Beta Lactamase 2016-08-19 16:00:38 As a core structure in many antibiotics, beta lactam ring is a cyclic amide. Beta lactam antibiotics almost universally inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis and thus induces the destruction of the bacteria cell. Bacteria have evolved an enzyme that combats this antibiotic and increases resistance
  • Top 15 NIH Funded Research (2015-2017) 2016-08-15 16:00:53 The table below displays the annual support level for various research, condition, and disease categories based on grants, contracts, and other funding mechanisms used across the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as disease burden data published by the National Center for Health Statistic
  • Pokèmon Go: A Psychological Success 2016-08-11 16:00:18 Since its debut on July 6th,  Pokèmon Go downloads have increased over 7 million times in the United States alone. Developed by Niantic, Pokèmon Go is still highly anticipated in several countries as it releases into new regions still today. Bringing a factor of nostalgia from a 20-year-old franc
  • 20 Questions for the Presidential Candidates & Other Letters by the US Scientific Community 2016-08-10 14:02:21 Groups within the scientific community began expressing their concerns regarding the future of the government’s role in science in letters to the Presidential Candidates. ScienceDebate created a list of 20 Questions and a letter asking the presidential candidates to respond to. “We are encourag
  • How Alzheimers Causes Dementia 2016-08-08 16:00:52 Dementia, one of the symptoms of Alzheimers, stems from the neurofibrillary tangles of which form during the development of the disease. The neurofibrillary tangles consist of tau proteins, abnormal clumps within the neurons, and amyloid beta plaques, which form outside the cell and are often accomp
  • Biomarkers in Latest Research (2016) 2016-08-05 19:00:31 Riveting research in the world of biomarkers suggests great potential for biomarkers both in clinical and laboratory settings. Below are recent studies and articles concerning biomarkers and their emerging relevance in science. Biomarkers in Latest Research (2016) Click To Tweet Clara cell protein a
  • Cachexia: Researching the Wasting Disease 2016-08-03 14:14:05 The Last Illness As if being diagnosed with advanced cancer or COPD was not bad enough news, patients with these hardcore diseases face the risk of also being afflicted with an illness that disrupts their appetite and metabolism which eventually leads to body mass loss and can lead to their death.
  • Biomarker Latest Application: CNS Development 2016-08-02 22:00:46 Central nervous system (CNS) infections are an important public health concern worldwide. They occur commonly and are associated with high rates of mortality and morbidity. Most deaths related to CNS infections are the result of cerebral tissue injury. Neurological symptoms in survivors include phy