Structural studies of sodium channels are disclosing details about how they power heartbeats and respond to heart rhythm drugs.
The suspect, an abnormal, fused protein, gathers enzymes that drive uncontrolled cell growth.
National Taiwan University releases Performance Ranking for Scientific Papers for World Universities; UW ranks second in microbiology, fourth in immunology.
As we recover from the effects of daylight-saving time, some may take a melatonin supplement at supper to help with sleep.
A hole in a protein lets ions leak into cells, thereby triggering the profound muscle weakness of hypokalemic periodic paralysis.
Joseph Beavo's research has led to therapies for heart failure, prostate enlargement, and pulmonary hypertension.
(Downloadable video, b-roll of John Scott and cellular images, and broadcast script) Dr. John D.