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So far, there isn't a complete cure for acne.

New research shows acne could be caused by your genes and the shape of your hair follicles

Researchers say the findings are a 'world first' for potential new treatments.

A Silicon Valley startup with 20 patents under its belt just raised $400 million from SoftBank and Goldman Sachs to make materials from living things

Silicon Valley-based synthetic biology company Zymergen just announced a mammoth funding round. The goal is to move away from old, polluting manufacturing techniques.

The startup behind the first lab-grown pork links let us see how their sausage gets made — and said it slashed the cost from $2,500 to $216 in a...

New Age Meats, a Silicon Valley company funded by biotech startup hub IndieBio, let us taste the world's first cell-based pork sausage made without killing any animals in September. Since then, they've slashed production costs by 12x.
A skate egg case or capsule, also called a devil's purse or mermaid's purse.

These mysterious black pods at the beach hide amazing sea creatures — here’s how to see them

If you find one a rubbery black pouch with tendrils on a beach, it's probably a skate egg casing. Prepare to freak yourself out with this experiment.

What causes human bodies to age? Here’s what scientists know about the biology behind growing old

What causes human bodies to age? Most scientists agree that nine main factors are involved in the process of getting old. Here’s what scientists know about the biology behind aging.
Human genetic material is stored at a laboratory in Munich May 23, 2011.

A new kind of one-time treatment is revolutionizing the way we treat diseases like cancer and blindness, but not a lot of patients are using it

In the last eight years, gene and cell therapies have been developed and approved by the FDA for use, yet barely any patients are using them. One of the biggest hurdles for both patients and insurance companies is the price of these treatments.
A capuchin monkey in Trujillo, Honduras.

A scientist who studies aging reveals how restricting calories might offer protection against age-related diseases

Rozalyn Anderson, a scientist who studies caloric restriction in monkeys, explains why she thinks energy and metabolism are at the epicenter of the aging process.

Elon Musk says he’s so exhausted that friends are ‘really concerned’ — here’s how much sleep you really need to stay hea...

You could be one of those incredibly rare people that can actually get by on a few hours of sleep a night or you could be on the opposite end of the spectrum.

Animals that defy the rules of aging — like naked mole rats — could help scientists unravel the secrets to longevity

Naked mole rats and turtles are anomalies when it comes to aging. Scientists are studying them to figure out why these critters live so much longer than other similar animals.

Scientists think they have found the reason some people are left-handed — and it has nothing to do with the brain

The answer to why some people are left handed could lie in your spinal cord, according to some research.