Scientists found an enzyme that could turn different blood cells into the universal donor blood type O. This enzyme, found in the human gut, is reportedly 30 times more efficient in the job than any other candidate.
James Harrison has saved the lives of 2.4 million babies by regularly donating his blood that has rare antibodies. Now, the Man With the Golden Arm is retiring.
Patients with high blood platelet levels more likely to be diagnosed with cancer within a year.
Two teams of researchers take one step closer to being able to produce artificial blood in the lab, creating a limitless supply of blood.
The new study opens a door to discovery new ways to aid medical problems in the field of blood cell formation, lung biology and disease, and transplantation.
Heavy rains and animal sacrifices in Bangladesh turned the streets into a river of blood.
As time flew by and with the help of his loved ones, he is now able to live his life to the fullest, inspiring others through his story.
Insects are ectothermic, which means their internal body temperatures are regulated by surrounding environmental temperatures. Researchers suggest the key to surviving cold winter temperatures for some species is to maintain a balanced salt and water blood concentration.
Every year more than 100 million blood donations are collected globally, and according to the World Health Organization, that's not nearly enough. Synthetic blood would be one ideal solution, but it has long been nothing more than a pipe dream. Now, thanks to new research on deep-diving whales, researchers suddenly think they've figured out the secret to making this medical miracle a reality.
Kissing bugs, also known as assassin bugs, carry a parasite linked to a disease that threatens the heart and GI tract. A recent study found that Texans may now be at a higher risk of being infected.
Dinosaurs are often viewed as cold-blooded prehistoric predators, however, new research shows that they were likely warm-blooded.
In a groundbreaking new study, scientists at McMaster University have discovered how to turn human blood cells into brain cells, opening the doors to better understanding disease in the body.
Fish are known for being seemingly cold-hearted creatures, swimming the cool depths of our vast oceans. But now scientists have discovered the first fully warm-blooded fish, and it's making them question how much we really know about marine life.
New research shows that warm-blooded fishes swim faster, and farther, than their cold-blooded counterparts.