Medical research

Transforming spleens into liver-like organs in mice

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in China has developed a means for coaxing a mouse spleen into behaving like a liver—a possible alternative to transplantation. In their paper published in the ...

Neuroscience

Forgetfulness might depend on time of day

Can't remember something? Try waiting until later in the day. Researchers have identified a gene in mice that seems to influence memory recall at different times of day and tracked how it causes mice to be more forgetful ...

Oncology & Cancer

Drug that targets key mutation found to shrink some tumors

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. and Australia (and sponsored by pharmaceutical company Amgen Research) has found that a drug they optimized to target a protein produced due to mutations ...

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