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Medical music

By | July 17, 2009

Musical MDs and instrument playing PhDs bring classical music to concert halls and hospital rooms


Biosecurity rules under review

By | July 9, 2009

Experts agree that the select agent program needs changes, but there's little consensus on how to fix it


Do you like where you work?

By | June 30, 2009

Last chance to respond to the 2009 Best Places to Work in Academia survey today -- survey closes July 3


Tackling Africa's silent disease

By | June 30, 2009

Cancer could kill 11 million Africans in 2020. What practical steps can we take now to prevent this from happening?

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Locavore science meetings

By | June 26, 2009

Consider attending scaled-down, local research symposia to speak the language of your model organism

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Infectious: Stay Away

By | June 12, 2009

An interactive exhibition in Ireland gives visitors a front row seat to the science behind epidemics


Benefits of the stem cell ban

By | June 8, 2009

Federal aversion to embryonic stem cell research had a silver lining: it galvanized the development of new biotechnologies in stem cell science, two bioethicists argue


Healing Spaces

By | June 5, 2009

A new book considers research on how location might aid the repair of our bodies and minds


New medicine means research rethink

By | June 3, 2009

It's time to re-evaluate how we define cancers, researchers say


Life Ascending

By | May 21, 2009

A new book outlines the ten great inventions of evolution


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