New studies show how the toxins that cause botulism and tetanus can recognize and attack particular nerve cell proteins at the neuromuscular junction.
Certain brain changes that are common in normal aging are not the beginnings of Alzheimer's disease.
A telltale change in cellular machinery could help clinicians predict whether prostate cancers are likely to spread or remain relatively harmless in the prostate.
HHMI researchers discover new component of the machinery immune cells use to generate diverse array of antibodies.
HHMI researchers develop new tool for labeling specific cells in whole animals so that they can differentiate one cell from another.
Researchers have discovered how the roundworm C. elegans senses oxygen concentrations in the highly variable soil environment where it lives.
HHMI researchers find that people with Alzheimer's disease retain a specific form of memory used for rote learning of skills, even as their memories of people and events are extinguished.
El descubrimiento de un becario internacional de investigación del HHMI de la cause de la susceptibilidad de ratones a la viruela del ratón podría lleva a una mejor protección contra la amenaza de la viruela como arma de bioterrorismo.
HHMI researchers isolate a receptor in chickens that transfers antibodies from mother to offspring.
The classic Woody Allen movie, Sleeper, provides inspiration for cloning experiments.
New studies reveal that the 1918 strain of influenza that killed 20 million people worldwide underwent subtle alterations that increased its ability to bind to human cells.
HHMI researchers have identified a crucial step in a genetic process required for the development of viable eggs.