The new Novartis drug Zykadia was approved by the FDA in an early decision and will be used for the treatment of a specific type of non-small cell lung cancer.
Amicus Therapeutics Inc reports significant reductions in abnormal fat that accumulates in some cells of patients with a rare genetic disorder that can cause kidney failure, stroke, and heart attack.
A 30 year old man found unexpected inspiration and motivation to stop drinking and lose hundreds of pounds from a woman he met online with the Pictionary-like mobile game called “Draw Something.”
Researchers use skin cells from adult woman with Type 1 diabetes for nuclear transfer to egg cells which in turn produced stem cells that were then coaxed to become insulin-producing cells.
littleBits, maker of open source electronic models for teaching children about electronics, has teamed up with NASA to offer the “Space Kit.”
A new study that endeavored to link realtime weather events to climate change suggests an accumulation of greenhouse gases may underlie the precursor for the next El Nino weather event with this year’s California drought and polar vortex.