Urodynamic testing is any of several types of testing used to observe the function of the urinary tract during urination. Find out what to expect from each of the different types of testing.
Find out why there is (technically) no such thing as a dominant or recessive gene. What do these words really mean?
What is an enterovirus? Discover the facts about the life cycle and genetics of this important family of viruses, the second most common in humans, and cause of many serious diseases.
Is benzocaine dangerous? Or is it a useful medicine for numbing pain? What you need to know about the side effects of benzocaine.
Find out more about a new way to treat ear infections with antibiotics. Cetraxal ear drops kill bacteria without the drug spreading throughout your body.
Find out what to expect from a sweat chloride test, as well as how it can be used to diagnose cystic fibrosis.
For the new diabetes drug Cycloset, dosages vary from patient to patient. Find out how to get the correct dosage, and get facts on the side effects of Cycloset.
Find out more about Zipsor, a new version of a pain relief medication that is not addictive.
Edluar is a newly-approved medication for insomnia. This unique form of zolpidem is faster-acting than oral forms. Find out what makes Edluar special—and the risks of Edluar.
How is the sex of a chick determined in birds? They don’t use X or Y chromosomes—they use W and Z chromosomes! Find out more about the chromosomes of male and female birds.
Experts in genetics, forensics, and many other fields compare DNA sequences on a routine basis. A DNA strand is a chain of single molecules, too tiny to visualize or analyze directly. So how can DNA sequences be compared?
What happens to prepared DNA samples in gel electrophoresis? Discover the straightforward facts behind the mysterious science of DNA comparison.