November 1, 2012|
From basic research to beneficial therapies
October 25, 2012|
A large-scale statistical analysis shows that medical studies revealing “very large effects” seldom stand up when other researchers try to replicate them.
October 24, 2012|
Swapping chromosomes from one human egg to another could eliminate mitochondrial DNA mutations that cause disease.
October 12, 2012|
Keith Campbell, a biologist who was part of the effort to clone Dolly the sheep, has passed away at the age of 58.
October 10, 2012|
Robert J. Lefkowitz and Brian K. Kobilka take home this year’s Nobel Prize for Chemistry for revealing how membrane receptors sense and respond to chemical signals.
October 1, 2012|
Laboratory-raised populations of dung beetles reveal a mother's extragenetic influence on the physiques of her sons.
September 27, 2012|
An analyst that worked for a state drug lab in Massachusetts has confessed to mishandling evidence in tens of thousands of drug cases.
September 17, 2012|
Mice raised in isolation from their mothers developed cognitive deficits similar to those of babies raised in orphanages where physical contact is infrequent.
September 1, 2012|
The brain’s phagocytes follow an ATP bread trail laid down by calcium waves to the site of damage.
August 5, 2012|
Chemicals that change the way DNA is packaged could improve the effects of current antipsychotics.