Family members of Lacks, the donor behind the widely used HeLa cell line, are planning to sue Johns Hopkins University.
December 19, 2016|
Selected quotes from an eventful year
Covering the life sciences inside and out
December 1, 2016|
Neurons can continue to capture a short-term memory without continuous firing, researchers show.
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 3, 2016|
Scientists produce a detailed genomic map of mutations and epigenetic changes associated with smoking tobacco across 17 tumor types.
October 27, 2016|
Interneurons and mature granule cells in the adult mouse brain are critical for newborn neurons’ responses to novel environments.
October 26, 2016|
In vivo imaging reveals how grafted embryonic brain cells grow, connect, and mature into contributing members of damaged visual pathways in adult mice.
October 19, 2016|
Researchers discover that neutrophil extracellular traps help cancers spread, and design enzyme-loaded nanoparticles to destroy them.
October 6, 2016|
Young cells make their way to the frontal lobe to create new circuits in the brains of infants, researchers report.
September 28, 2016|
Scientists determine how the brain’s central clock regulates drinking prior to sleep in rodents.
September 21, 2016|
Caffeine-producing plants use three different biochemical pathways and two different enzyme families to make the same molecule.