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  • Down on Vitamin D? It could be the cause of chronic inflammation
    am 7. August 2022 um 20:16

    Genetic research shows a direct link between low levels of vitamin D and high levels of inflammation, providing an important biomarker to identify people at higher risk of or severity of chronic illnesses with an inflammatory component.

  • Design prevents buildup of scar tissue around medical implants
    am 7. August 2022 um 14:20

    Researchers have designed a new device, which doesn't rely on immunosuppressing drugs, may assist efforts to develop an artificial pancreas to treat diabetes.

  • No, the human brain did not shrink 3,000 years ago
    am 7. August 2022 um 14:20

    Did the 12th century B.C.E. -- a time when humans were forging great empires and developing new forms of written text -- coincide with an evolutionary reduction in brain size? Think again, says a team of researchers whose new paper refutes a hypothesis that's growing increasingly popular among the science community.

  • 'Simple yet powerful': Seeing cell secretion like never before
    am 5. August 2022 um 19:44

    A research team has developed an assay that is versatile, low-cost and adaptable to any laboratory setting and has the potential to provide a more comprehensive look at proteins secreted by cells than the widely used existing assays.

  • Locusts can 'sniff' out human cancer
    am 5. August 2022 um 19:44

    Researchers have shown that locusts can not only 'smell' the difference between cancer cells and healthy cells, but they can also distinguish between different cancer cell lines.