A new stem cell study has shown the damaging impact cigarette smoke can have on the developing liver tissue of unborn fetuses. The study also revealed differences in the type of damage caused between male and female fetuses.
As CRISPR-Cas9 starts to move into clinical trials, a new study published in Nature Methods has found that the gene-editing technology can introduce hundreds of unintended mutations into the genome.
Melanoma is a particularly difficult cancer to treat once it has metastasized, spreading throughout the body. University of Illinois researchers are using chemistry to find the deadly, elusive malignant cells within a melanoma tumor that hold the potential to spread.
Researchers in Japan have identified a receptor protein on the surface of heart cells that promotes chronic heart failure.