Category: Science

New way to target cancer’s diversity and evolution

New way to target cancer’s diversity and evolution

Scientists have revealed close-up details of a vital molecule involved in the mix and match of genetic information within cells — opening up the potential to target proteins of this family to combat cancer’s...

Predicting risk of heart failure for diabetes patients with help from machine learning

Predicting risk of heart failure for diabetes patients with help from machine learning

Heart failure is an important potential complication of type 2 diabetes that occurs frequently and can lead to death or disability. Earlier this month, late-breaking trial results revealed that a new class of medications...

Daily briefing: Old genes in new species

NATURE BRIEFING 13 September 2019 Hybrids might turbocharge speciation with old gene variants, scientists use gene-edited stem cells to treat HIV and Mission Mangal dramatizes India’s journey to Mars. Flora Graham Search for this...

Daily briefing: Old genes in new species

NATURE BRIEFING 13 September 2019 Hybrids might turbocharge speciation with old gene variants, scientists use gene-edited stem cells to treat HIV and Mission Mangal dramatizes India’s journey to Mars. Flora Graham Search for this...

Publisher Correction: Asymmetric lysosome inheritance predicts activation of haematopoietic stem cells

Publisher Correction: Asymmetric lysosome inheritance predicts activation of haematopoietic stem cells

Affiliations Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, ETH Zurich, Basel, Switzerland Dirk Loeffler , Arne Wehling , Florin Schneiter , Yang Zhang , Niklas Müller-Bötticher , Philipp S. Hoppe , Oliver Hilsenbeck , Konstantinos D. Kokkaliaris , Max Endele  & Timm Schroeder Research...

Smart sleepwear: Introducing ‘phyjama,’ a physiological-sensing pajama

Smart sleepwear: Introducing ‘phyjama,’ a physiological-sensing pajama

Scientists expect that in the future, electronically active garments containing unobtrusive, portable devices for monitoring heart rate and respiratory rhythm during sleep, for example, will prove clinically useful in health care. Now researchers at...

Female gorillas must balance the reproductive costs of staying with or leaving an older male

Female gorillas must balance the reproductive costs of staying with or leaving an older male

When a gorilla group’s silverback is close to the end of his reproductive years, females face a dilemma: Should they stay with him until he dies or leave him for another male? A team...