August 1, 2013|
August 2013's selection of notable quotes
July 19, 2013|
Bias in preclinical research; medical marijuana for kids; a swath of microbial genomes; plastic ocean habitats; rethinking scientific evaluation
July 14, 2013|
By sequencing bacterial and archaeal genomes from single cells, scientists have filled in many uncharted branches of the tree of life.
July 12, 2013|
Editor accused of fraud leaves post; the good and the bad of gut microbiota; bacterial gene shuffle; legal restrictions hamper illicit drug research; antibodies and autism
July 11, 2013|
Myriad Genetics, the company originally behind tests for the cancer-associated BRCA mutations, is suing two competitors for patent infringement.
July 4, 2013|
Most strains of gut microbes stay with us for decades, which may prove useful for tracking our health.
July 2, 2013|
A new study profiles the garden of fungal organism that grows on human feet.
July 1, 2013|
Molecules, cells, or vertebrates—when individuals move and act as a single unit, surprisingly complex behaviors arise that hint at the origins of multicellularity.
June 27, 2013|
The Shiga toxin may help E. coli survive predation by the protist Tetrahymena.
June 18, 2013|
Last week’s Supreme Court decision to invalidate patents on human genes was a win for patients, independent researchers, and even the wider biotech industry.