Longer days bring `winter blues` for rats

In humans, `winter blues` - the depression-like symptoms - occurs due to shorter days, but for rats it`s just the opposite.

New injectable hydrogel repairs damage after heart attack

University of California, San Diego bioengineers have shown that a new injectable hydrogel can repair damage from heart attacks.

Excess protein linked to Parkinson`s disease

Overexpression of a protein can disrupt vital recycling processes in neurons leading to development of Parkinson`s disease – a neurodegenerative movement disorder.

Formula food toxic for premature baby`s cells

Infant formula causes cellular death that may contribute to necrotizing enterocolitis, a severe intestinal condition that is often fatal and occurs most commonly in premature infants, says a new study.

Breastfeeding may stop mother-to-child HIV transmission

Certain bioactive components found in human milk are associated with a reduced risk of HIV transmission from an HIV infected mother to her breast-fed infant, researchers say.

Potential malarial vaccine produced from edible algae

Biologists have successfully engineered algae to produce potential candidates for a vaccine that would prevent transmission of the parasite that causes malaria.

Potential malarial vaccine produced from edible algae

Biologists have successfully engineered algae to produce potential candidates for a vaccine that would prevent transmission of the parasite that causes malaria.