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 30, 2016|
A noninvasive microscopy technique that exploits NADH fluorescence enables researchers to observe how mitochondria alter their shape and arrangement in human tissue.
November 18, 2016|
A combination of the traditional metric and the newer h5 index potentiates the scientific community toward more-balanced evaluation.
November 3, 2016|
Scientists produce a detailed genomic map of mutations and epigenetic changes associated with smoking tobacco across 17 tumor types.
October 19, 2016|
Researchers discover that neutrophil extracellular traps help cancers spread, and design enzyme-loaded nanoparticles to destroy them.
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.
August 30, 2016|
The marsupials’ genomes show evidence of a rapid evolutionary response to selection imposed by devil facial tumor disease.
July 20, 2016|
Researchers engineer bacteria that deliver an anti-tumor toxin in mice before self-destructing.