Children who sleep less may age faster at a cellular level

Posted in Science on 5th Jul, 2017
by Alex Muller

Lack of sleep doesnt just turn children into a grumpy handful, it may also accelerate their cellular ageing, a process that could have long-term health effects.

Removal of Aging Cells Could Extend Human Life

Posted in Medicine on 13th Jun, 2017
by Alex Muller

A new study, affiliated with UNIST confirms that targeting SnCs could treat age-related degenerative joint disease.

New ultrasound microscopy technique is first to image inside live cells

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

A technique that uses sound rather than light to see inside live cells, with potential application in stem-cell transplants and cancer diagnosis.

'Civil war' in immune system can fight disease

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The immune system can be trained to attack itself to reverse a devastating autoimmune disease.

Scientists turn skin cells into heart and brain cells using only drugs; no stem cells required

Posted in Medicine on 2nd May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Closer to the natural regeneration that happens in animals like newts and salamanders and no medical-safety and embryo concerns.