September 1, 2013|
September 2013's selection of notable quotes
August 23, 2013|
The avian influenza virus H7N7, a cousin to H7N9, has been found in Chinese live poultry markets.
August 12, 2013|
Researchers develop a new “molecular biocontainment” strategy for safely studying deadly flu viruses.
August 9, 2013|
Flu researchers propose H7N9 studies; NIH makes deal to share HeLa genome; herbal “remedies” can cause cancer; scientists record grid cell activity in humans
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 1, 2013|
Paul Ehrlich came up with an explanation for cellular interactions based on receptors, earning a Nobel Prize and the title "Father of Modern Immunology"—only to have his theory forgotten.
June 21, 2013|
On the gene patent decision; a high-res human brain model; bats’ influence on moths mating calls; toxicants threaten brain health; platelet-driven immunity
June 16, 2013|
The cell fragments play a role in the body’s first line of defense against bacterial infection, helping white blood cells grab blood-borne bacteria in the liver.
June 7, 2013|
Crowdsourcing biomedical research; bird flu contagion?; zebrafish shed light on inherited muscle disorder; the economics of the Human Genome Project; the epigenetics of pair bonding
May 29, 2013|
Malaria parasites transmitted via mosquitoes elicit a more effective immune response and cause less severe infection than those directly injected into red blood cells.