Putting the microbiome front and center in health care, in preventive strategies, and in health-risk assessments could stem the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases.
November 6, 2014|
An apology for basic research
September 10, 2014|
Hundreds of thousands participated in the ALS campaign that went viral, but how are they supposed to decide where to donate?
October 22, 2013|
Nutrition research must overcome pseudoscientific measures and self-interest to make progress in the fight against obesity.
October 17, 2013|
From funding to publishing, academic research needlessly burns through time and money.
June 6, 2013|
The recently announced BRAIN Initiative, referred to as the Apollo program for neuroscience, needs more funding and better goals to live up to the hype.
May 24, 2013|
The grant-review process plays significant roles in the education of researchers and in shaping scientific progress.
March 6, 2013|
As US policymakers debate federal budget cuts, global health science hangs in the balance.
February 7, 2013|
New amphibian species are being discovered at an exciting rate, yet they are also the vertebrates most at risk of extinction.
October 29, 2012|
Record fish die-offs in the Midwest call for a fresh look at how humans are disrupting the planet’s essential water cycle.
October 15, 2012|
Remote sensing helps control an invasive giant weed that threatens ecosystems and border security.