A biotech company reports that an experimental treatment elongated its CEO’s telomeres.
July 1, 2015|
Disease eradication in the 21st century
July 1, 2015|
Retiring as a professor, and even shutting down your own lab, doesn’t necessarily mean quitting research.
June 25, 2015|
Researchers have found the New Guinea flatworm, one of the world’s most invasive species, in Florida, putting native ecosystems at serious risk.
June 11, 2015|
With the deletion of a single gene, female Japanese rice fish can produce sperm.
June 10, 2015|
Half of basic science studies cannot be replicated, according to a new analysis—to the tune of $28 billion a year in the U.S.
May 13, 2015|
Researchers tweak gene expression in chicken embryos that may have been crucial to the evolutionary transition from dinosaur noses to bird bills.
May 3, 2015|
Species die-offs are expected to accelerate as greenhouse gases accumulate, according to a meta-analysis.
May 1, 2015|
In times of budget belt-tightening at the federal level, life-science researchers can keep their work supported through private sources.
April 24, 2015|
One study shows the insects prefer food laced with pesticides, while another adds to the evidence that the chemicals are harmful to some pollinators.
April 23, 2015|
Scientists who evaluate National Institutes of Health grant applications often identify the projects that will have the biggest scientific impact, according to an analysis.