August 1, 2013|
August 2013's selection of notable quotes
July 19, 2013|
A geneticist-turned-filmmaker is making a movie set in Columbia University’s famous Fly Room, where the foundations for modern genetics were laid.
July 11, 2013|
Myriad Genetics, the company originally behind tests for the cancer-associated BRCA mutations, is suing two competitors for patent infringement.
In Chapter 3, “From Mating to Conception,” author Robert Martin explores the question of why humans and other primates frequently engage in sexual intercourse when females are not fertile.
July 1, 2013|
Denial, Probably Approximately Correct, Permanent Present Tense, and Against Their Will
July 1, 2013|
Women may be able to store viable sperm for longer than a week, thus contributing to apparent variability in pregnancy lengths.
June 21, 2013|
Princeton scientists and engineers create a stunning collection of scientific images better suited for a gallery than a lab meeting.
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.
June 13, 2013|
The Justices have decided that isolated sequences of human DNA are not eligible for patent protection, but rules that artificial sequences can be patented.
June 10, 2013|
US universities need to reach across their own borders to retain global scientific preeminence.