June 22, 2017|
An analysis of human cancer genome projects uncovers a counterintuitive loss of ribosomal gene copies.
Covering the life sciences inside and out
June 22, 2017|
June 16, 2017|
A study suggests that “chief” cells in the stomach act as reserve stem cells that are activated by tissue damage and may be the long-sought source of gastric cancer.
June 7, 2017|
A study of off-target effects that sparked fear among investors of genome-editing companies receives methodological criticisms.
June 6, 2017|
Advances in microbiome research are increasingly used in anti-vaccination arguments, yet the science actually undermines the premise of the argument.
May 23, 2017|
A US government website for collecting reports of side effects associated with vaccines is broken. Why has no one noticed?
May 22, 2017|
Genetically engineered "disco bacteria" sense and respond to different colors of light, creating both stunning art in the culture dish and new possibilities for synthetic biology.
May 17, 2017|
Researchers identify transcription factors and environmental conditions necessary to reprogram human and mouse cells into cells that function like hematopoietic stem cells.
May 10, 2017|
We suggest a centralized facility for submitting to journals—one that would benefit scientists and not only publishers.
It’s not only about health but also about exploring ancestry and contributing to science.
May 3, 2017|
Scientists new to advocacy must find balance between embracing diverse perspectives and guarding against anti-scientific beliefs.