Understanding how the brain works is important, but going hands-on to test drugs or other treatments can be difficult. Which is why a team from Brown University has created these miniature ball-shaped brains for use in the lab. Read more >>
It may look like a sci-fi space scene or a Fear and Loathing outtake, but this image, which shows a a zebrafish larva infected with meningitis, could help researchers develop new treatments for the disease. Read more >>
Cancer cells increase their consumption of glucose to fuel their rapid growth and strike against programmed cell death. This means that limiting glucose consumption in cancer cells is becoming an attractive tool for cancer treatments.
Poo is considered a little taboo, but it can tell you a lot about your health and potentially even save your life. And, if these images are anything to go by, it can even look beautiful, too. Read more >>