A new report summarizes what we know about the impacts of marijuana use, as more states have legalized the drug for both medical and recreational purposes.
December 19, 2016|
Selected quotes from an eventful year
Covering the life sciences inside and out
December 15, 2016|
The year’s most impressive achievements include methods to watch translation in cells, trace cell fates, avoid mitochondrial mutations, edit DNA, and build antibiotics from scratch.
November 18, 2016|
A combination of the traditional metric and the newer h5 index potentiates the scientific community toward more-balanced evaluation.
September 28, 2016|
More papers correlate with top-cited research for more-established academics, but not newly minted professors, according to a study.
August 31, 2016|
The Broad Institute and Rockefeller University disagree over which scientists should be named as inventors on certain patents involving the gene-editing technology.
May 4, 2016|
Contrary to the popular thought that many species are “unculturable,” the majority of bacteria known to populate the human gut can be grown in the lab, scientists show.
March 22, 2016|
At first blush, do-it-yourself clinical trials seem pointless and reckless. But a deeper truth pervades the research and the patients who drive it forward.
March 18, 2016|
Answer some brief questions and help us determine the most current salary outlook for life scientists and earn a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card.
December 24, 2015|
The Scientist’s choice of major improvements in imaging, optogenetics, single-cell analyses, and CRISPR