The Broad Institute and Rockefeller University disagree over which scientists should be named as inventors on certain patents involving the gene-editing technology.
December 31, 2015|
A year’s worth of noteworthy quotes
December 29, 2015|
Forty-two days have passed since the last confirmed Ebola patient in the country tested negative for a second time, the World Health Organization says.
December 21, 2015|
Health officials suspect recently reported cases of the disease in Liberia might stem from a flare-up of the virus in a survivor who became pregnant.
December 16, 2015|
The status of a person’s immune system can predict when a seasonal flu vaccination will not provide sufficient protection, according to a study.
December 9, 2015|
After a string of breaches involving anthrax, Ebola, and bird flu, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reportedly replaced the director of its Division of Select Agents and Toxins.
November 30, 2015|
A second doctor shows symptoms of ocular disease after recovering from Ebola infection.
November 20, 2015|
Health officials confirm a case of Ebola in Liberia, which was declared free of transmissions in September.
November 17, 2015|
The immune system tolerates the colonization of commensal bacteria on the skin with the aid of regulatory T cells during the first few weeks of life, a mouse study shows.
November 9, 2015|
Like neighboring Liberia, the country has entered a 90-day surveillance period, according to the World Health Organization. Transmission continues at a reduced rate in Guinea.
November 6, 2015|
How Ebola hides from immune cells; gut microbes’ role in immunotherapy response; new mechanisms of hearing loss; butterflies use milkweed toxins to ward off predators