Chinese medicine
Rhino Forensics Used to Track Down Poachers and Traffickers
Rhino Forensics Used to Track Down Poachers and Traffickers
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 9, 2018
A genetic library for African rhinoceros populations has helped match illegally trafficked products to individual poached animals in more than 120 criminal cases. 
Bile Compound Prevents Diabetes in Mice
Bile Compound Prevents Diabetes in Mice
Kerry Grens | Nov 14, 2013
A chemical prevalent in the bear gallbladder abates a cellular stress response and stalls the progression of type 1 diabetes in rodents.
Week in Review: August 5–9
Week in Review: August 5–9
Jef Akst | Aug 9, 2013
Flu researchers propose H7N9 studies; NIH makes deal to share HeLa genome; herbal “remedies” can cause cancer; scientists record grid cell activity in humans
Cancer-Causing Herbal Remedies
Cancer-Causing Herbal Remedies
Ruth Williams | Aug 7, 2013
A potent carcinogen lurks within certain traditional Chinese medicines.