Stem cell study for ALS patients shows promise, yet causes pain
(CNN) Stem cell research can run the gamut from Nobel Prize-winning scientists to hucksters in lab coats making a buck off desperate, seriously ill people. The results of one new study may be less than hoped for, but the science is sound: The study ...
Wave of the Future?
“We found the optimal ultrasound intensity and sequence to repeatedly open the blood-brain barrier,” Dr. Carpentier said of the results, published recently in the journal Science Translational Medicine. For decades, doctors have been experimenting with ...
107 Nobel laureates sign letter blasting Greenpeace over GMOs
The letter campaign was organized by Richard Roberts, chief scientific officer of New England Biolabs and, with Phillip Sharp, the winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for the discovery of genetic sequences known as introns.
First poster session at Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting: Young physicists impress with their research
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The meetings focus alternately on physiology and medicine, on physics or on chemistry - the three natural science Nobel Prize disciplines. An interdisciplinary meeting revolving around all three natural sciences is held every five years. In addition ...