The Nutshell

Daily News Roundup

Most Recent

People returning from the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Brazil will not substantially affect viral transmission in most participating countries, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

0 Comments

image: “Harmless” Oral Microbe Can Enable Pathogen

“Harmless” Oral Microbe Can Enable Pathogen

By | July 13, 2016

By making oxygen more available, a benign bacterium can provide better growth conditions for a virulent one, according to a study.

0 Comments

image: Renowned Cancer Theorist Dies

Renowned Cancer Theorist Dies

By | July 13, 2016

Alfred Knudson, who formulated the “two-hit” theory on the origins of cancer, has passed away at age 93.

1 Comment

image: Considering Gene Editing

Considering Gene Editing

By | July 12, 2016

An international committee continues its investigation into the ethical and social considerations of precision DNA editing technology with a public meeting held this morning in Washington, DC.

0 Comments

image: “Redhead” Gene Variant Boosts Melanoma Risk

“Redhead” Gene Variant Boosts Melanoma Risk

By | July 12, 2016

People without red hair who possess the variant are also more likely to develop this form of skin cancer, researchers report.

0 Comments

image: Male Docs in Academia Earn More: Study

Male Docs in Academia Earn More: Study

By | July 12, 2016

Female physicians working at medical schools in the U.S. make about $51,000 less than their male counterparts on average.

1 Comment

image: Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill

Senate Passes GMO Labeling Bill

By | July 12, 2016

The legislation will now go to the US House of Representatives, where it will likely pass.

3 Comments

The findings of a longitudinal study in New Zealand lend support to the hygiene hypothesis.

1 Comment

image: Wellcome Trust to Launch Open-Access Platform

Wellcome Trust to Launch Open-Access Platform

By | July 10, 2016

Wellcome Open Research will enable immediate publication and transparent peer review.

0 Comments

Juno Therapeutics asks the US Food and Drug Administration for permission to restart the CAR-T experiments without chemotherapy.

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Next Generation: Nanotube Scaffolds Reconnect Spinal Neurons
  2. Mapping the Human Connectome
    Daily News Mapping the Human Connectome

    A new map of human cortex combines data from multiple imaging modalities and comprises 180 distinct regions.

  3. Will Organs-in-a-Dish Ever Replace Animal Models?
  4. Your Office Has a Distinct Microbiome
RayBiotech