New insights into how the tumor-suppressing gene p53 protects elephants from cancer could be used to develop new drugs for people.

A tool called “polygenic risk scoring” could help physicians identify who faces a high risk of serious diseases.

PARP inhibitors prevent the misplacement of a specific protein that has been implicated in ALS, new research shows.

Norovirus and rotavirus get transmitted to humans through "virus clusters" that exacerbate the spread of the illnesses.

Suppressing the YAP protein, known for its role in modulating cell death, may help free up the immune system to fight cancer.

Replacing the enzyme used in CRISPR gene editing may alleviate safety concerns, new research suggests.

A rare cell type, discovered by two teams and named as "pulmonary ionocyte," appears to help drive cystic fibrosis.

The past week’s biotech news included insight into how ApoE4 raises Alzheimer’s risk and a peptide vaccine for broad flu protection.