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European Research Council Founder, Molecular Biologist Dies

By | November 20, 2017

Fotis Kafatos, a Greek researcher famous for his work on malaria, has died at age 77.

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An analysis of President Trump’s proposed $7.2 billion slash to the National Institutes of Health budget points to dire consequences for the development of novel drugs.

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Cancer Researcher, Former AACR President Dies

By | November 13, 2017

Donald Coffey, a longtime professor at Johns Hopkins University, discovered the nuclear matrix within cells and its role in DNA replication.

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The former chief of Eli Lilly USA is picked to replace Tom Price, who stepped down in September amid a controversy over the abuse of taxpayer-funded travel.

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Single-cell analyses from mouse samples detail the changes in cell distribution during infections.

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Maintaining dynamic connections among the body’s mitochondria is required for the health and life-extending benefits of low-calorie diets for nematodes.

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Mass Resignation from Scientific Reports’s Editorial Board

By | November 7, 2017

Nineteen researchers have stepped down after the journal decided not to retract a paper that they say plagiarized the work of a Johns Hopkins biomedical scientist.

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Research in human patients and mice reveals the role of the circadian clock in the risk of heart damage at different times of day.

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The dolphins and their trainers will search for the endangered porpoises and enclose them in a protected pen.

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Researchers recommend greater conservation efforts toward non-mammals and small creatures.

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