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Researchers Produce Alpaca Antibodies Using Yeast
Catherine Offord | Feb 14, 2018
With multiple applications in biomedicine, the antibodies can now be made quickly, cheaply, and without the need for an alpaca or one of its relatives.
Mass Resignation from
’s Editorial Board
Catherine Offord | Nov 6, 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.
Opinion: Improving the Undergraduate Research Experience
Lynn Yang | Nov 15, 2016
Mentoring is critical for students just beginning to learn the ropes of biomedical research.
California Institutes to Merge
Jef Akst | Oct 25, 2016
The Scripps Research Institute will join forces with the California Institute for Biomedical Research.
Opinion: Retool Biomedical PhD Admissions
Viviane Callier and Gary McDowell | Aug 30, 2016
It is unethical to admit increasing numbers of students to graduate programs without considering the realities of the job market.
Journal to Publish Clinical Trial Protocols
Tanya Lewis | May 18, 2016
Following an independent group’s finding of misreported outcomes, the
Annals of Internal Medicine
now requires that authors include clinical trial protocols when submitting their results.
Gender Gap in Science Publishing
Tanya Lewis | May 10, 2016
Study reveals trends in the frequency of female first authors on medical studies.
New Scripps Research Institute Leadership
Jef Akst | Sep 20, 2015
The nonprofit institution names a new CEO and president.
Report: Impact of Biomedical Research Slipping
Jef Akst | Aug 18, 2015
Despite dramatic increases in publications, the last 50 years have seen relatively little return on investment for US public health, a study suggests.
Will Apple’s ResearchKit Change Science?
Bob Grant | Mar 12, 2015
The technology company is launching a new data-sharing platform that it says can make any iPhone user a medical research participant. But the associated ethics are anything but simple.