Machine, Meet Stem Cells

Machine, Meet Stem Cells Model organs grown from patients’ own cells may one day revolutionize how diseases are treated. A person’s cells, coaxed into heart, lung, liver, or kidney in the lab, could be used to better understand their disease or test whether drugs are likely to help them. But

Flu Antibody Protects Against Numerous and Wide-Ranging Strains

Flu Antibody Protects Against Numerous and Wide-Ranging Strains Researchers have found an antibody that protects mice against a wide range of lethal influenza viruses, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City, and Scripps

Human Gut Microbes Could Make Processed Foods Healthier

Human Gut Microbes Could Make Processed Foods Healthier A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis sheds light on how human gut microbes break down processed foods — especially potentially harmful chemical changes often produced during modern food manufacturing processes. Read more...

New Method Rapidly Detects Invisible Dangers to Food

New Method Rapidly Detects Invisible Dangers to Food When food is recalled due to contamination from bacteria such as salmonella, one may wonder how a tainted product ended up on store shelves. New technology being developed at the University of Missouri could give retailers and regulators an earlier warning on