Unlike its infamous relatives, the egyptian locust (Anacridium aegyptium) does not swarm and is harmless to crops.
By The Scientist Staff | April 16, 2014
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By Kerry Grens
The US Food and Drug Administration approves Theranos’s fingerstick test for herpes.
By Jef Akst
The results of a Phase 2 trial suggest that delivering normal copies of the gene that causes cystic fibrosis may slow lung decline.
By Bob Grant
The researcher who spiked rabbit blood with human antibodies to make an HIV vaccine look more effective is sentenced to 57 months in prison and must repay his National Institutes of Health grant.
And too few insights gleaned from them
Antibiotics given to infant mice may have long-term effects on the animals’ metabolism and gut microbiota.
Male and female mice utilize different immune cells to process pain, a study shows.
Putting the microbiome front and center in health care, in preventive strategies, and in health-risk assessments could stem the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases.
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