The European Patent Office will grant patent rights over the use of CRISPR in all cell types to a University of California team, contrasting with a recent decision in the U.S.
December 31, 2015|
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Covering the life sciences inside and out
December 29, 2015|
A second fatal, transmissible cancer has been identified in the already endangered species.
November 5, 2015|
Gut microbiome composition can influence the effectiveness of cancer immunotherapy in mice.
September 3, 2015|
Online scientific journals are sacrificing the quality of research articles to make a buck.
August 24, 2015|
Academic research could be strengthened by thinking more and doing less.
August 13, 2015|
Researchers find evidence to suggest why an enzyme crucial for fighting off malaria infection is linked to a form of lymphoma.
July 7, 2015|
Circulating tumor cells, exosomes, and DNA can improve the diagnosis of many cancers. But are liquid biopsies ready for prime time?
May 21, 2015|
A deep-sequencing analysis reveals that non-malignant skin cells harbor many more cancer-driving mutations than previously expected.
May 19, 2015|
While some in the scientific and religious communities have declared an end to the tensions between faith and fact, the conflict continues to have impacts on health, politics, and the environment.
April 22, 2015|
Two teams have developed tumor-implantable drug delivery devices to study real-time responses to multiple therapies in cancer patients.