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.
December 7, 2016|
Increasing the expression of an RNA splicing factor mimics dietary restriction, prolonging life in nematodes.
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 23, 2016|
A clever twist on a super-resolution microscopy technique improves the temporal resolution of single-molecule tracking.
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.
October 5, 2016|
Chemists Jean-Pierre Sauvage, J. Fraser Stoddart, and Bernard Feringa are honored for their design and synthesis of molecular machines.
September 28, 2016|
Scientists determine how the brain’s central clock regulates drinking prior to sleep in rodents.
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.