Kerry Grens

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image: Papers Based on Misidentified Cell Lines Top 32,000

Papers Based on Misidentified Cell Lines Top 32,000

By | October 16, 2017

An analysis of contaminated literature finds that tens of thousands of papers used cell lines of questionable origins—and these were in turn cited by hundreds of thousands of other papers.

image: Plague Ravaging Madagascar

Plague Ravaging Madagascar

By | October 10, 2017

Nearly four dozen people have died.

The dolphins and their trainers will search for the endangered porpoises and enclose them in a protected pen.

image: Bioengineering Professor, Students Accused of Fraud

Bioengineering Professor, Students Accused of Fraud

By | September 30, 2017

Virginia Tech’s Yiheng Percival Zhang was arrested for misusing grant funds from the federal government.

image: Water Level in a Cell Can Determine Its Fate

Water Level in a Cell Can Determine Its Fate

By | September 27, 2017

Adding or removing water changes how stem cells differentiate.

image: Most Accurate CRISPR Gene Editing Yet

Most Accurate CRISPR Gene Editing Yet

By | September 22, 2017

A tweaked Cas9 nuclease reduces off-target effects to levels below that of previous versions of the enzyme.

image: Infection During Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Mouse Model

Infection During Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Mouse Model

By | September 13, 2017

Bacterial strains in mice’s gut microbiomes mediated their pups’ risk for developing abnormal behaviors.

image: Optimism for Key Deer After Hurricane Irma

Optimism for Key Deer After Hurricane Irma

By | September 11, 2017

A refuge for the endangered species on Big Pine Key in Florida took a direct kit, but several deer have been spotted.

Douglas Lowy and John Schiller, whose work led to the HPV vaccine, and Michael Hall, who discovered the TOR pathway, win this year’s prizes.

image: Baby on Board

Baby on Board

By | September 1, 2017

Many scientific conferences offer child care options that allow researchers to bring their families along for the trip.

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