Kerry Grens

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The Trouble With Sex in Science

By | August 9, 2016

Researchers argue for the consideration of hormones and sex chromosomes in preclinical experiments.

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Antibiotic Resistance Reaches Brazil

By | August 8, 2016

Scientists detect a colistin-resistance gene in a clinical sample.

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FDA: GM Mosquitoes Safe for Environment

By | August 5, 2016

Other government authorities have yet to evaluate a proposal aimed at reducing populations of Zika-carrying insects in Florida.

image: NIH Reveals Plan to Fund Human-Animal Chimeras

NIH Reveals Plan to Fund Human-Animal Chimeras

By | August 4, 2016

The public gets to weigh in before the US government lifts its ban on such research.

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Theranos CEO Presents New Device

By | August 2, 2016

The troubled firm’s medical conference appearance didn’t deliver the evidence many hoped for.

image: Fish Behavior Affected by Parasite

Fish Behavior Affected by Parasite

By | August 1, 2016

A common infection might be skewing experimental data on zebrafish.

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Nose Bacterium Inhibits S. aureus Growth

By | July 27, 2016

A study on microbe versus microbe battles within the human nose yields a new antibiotic.

image: Classic Example of Symbiosis Revised

Classic Example of Symbiosis Revised

By | July 25, 2016

The partnering of an alga and a fungus to make lichen may be only two-thirds of the equation.

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Lab Legos

By | July 20, 2016

3-D printed components allow researchers to construct custom-made instruments.

image: 23andMe Markets Genome Kits to Researchers

23andMe Markets Genome Kits to Researchers

By | July 14, 2016

Scientists can now buy the direct-to-consumer sequencing product, and research participants can join 23andMe’s database.

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