Study finds cells maintain a complete molecular ‘memory’ of their embryonic origins: Discovery may have major implications for regenerative medicine, cancer research

In research that casts cells as curators of their own history, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists have discovered that adult tissues

Chemical added to consumer products impairs response to antibiotic treatment: Triclosan added to toothpaste, mouthwash to kill bacteria inadvertently makes such cells stronger

Grocery store aisles are stocked with products that promise to kill bacteria. People snap up those items to protect themselves

Mechanism for impaired allergic inflammation in infants may explain hygiene hypothesis: The hygiene hypothesis says increased sanitation in industrialized countries has led to increases in asthma

The hygiene hypothesis may explain why asthma and other allergic airway diseases have dramatically increased over the past decades in