Researchers reveal the molecular structure of the so-called ‘anti-aging’ protein alpha Klotho (a-Klotho) and how it transmits a hormonal signal that controls a variety of
With the ability to leech heavy metals from the environment and digest a potent greenhouse gas, methanotrophic bacteria pull double duty when it comes to
Cells made by fusing a normal human muscle cell with a muscle cell from a person with Duchenne muscular dystrophy — a rare but fatal
In a breakthrough that could lead to a new class of materials with functions found only in living systems, scientists have figured out a way
Got platypus milk? A breakthrough by Australian scientists helps explain why platypus milk is so potent—and potentially life-saving. Unlike most milk-producing animals, platypus don’t have
New findings open the door to developing new treatments for a wide range of illnesses, from heart disease, diabetes and cancer to neurodegenerative disorders, including
Researchers were able to mutate Viral Protein 40 (VP40) in a way that changed the residues of the protein, blocking the budding and replication of
The absence of TTP, a protein critical to the control of inflammation, may lead to rapid and severe bone loss, according to a new study.