CO2, cell & molecular biology, neuroscience, genetics & genomics
Pioneers Make More Babies
Jef Akst | Nov 7, 2011
Women of the French families that colonized Canada in the 17th and 18th centuries had more children and grandchildren than late comers to the region.
Neurosurgery Resident Plagiarized Research
Bob Grant | Nov 7, 2011
A physician doing a residency at the University of Virginia Medical Center was caught copying sections of text and an illustration in multiple NIH-funded papers.
Cigarette Smoking Leads to Coke?
Jef Akst | Nov 4, 2011
Nicotine may alter the brain’s response to cocaine, supporting the idea that the legal drug may serve as a "gateway" to the use of illegal substances.
A Negative Results Search Tool
Bob Grant | Nov 4, 2011
Researchers unveil BioNOT, a new app that scours PubMed for studies that report negative findings.
Shielding Cancer Cells from Damage
Tia Ghose | Nov 4, 2011
An alternative form of an enzyme involved in the glucose metabolism pathway protects cancer cells from oxidative stress.
Old Cells Advance Aging
Tia Ghose | Nov 2, 2011
By selectively killing senescent cells, researchers can slow the decline of health in aging mice.
Genome Digest
Cristina Luiggi | Nov 2, 2011
Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.
DNA Sequencer Sales Going Down
Cristina Luiggi | Nov 2, 2011
Expecting significant cuts to the federal research budget, scientists are scratching expensive DNA sequencers off their wish lists.
Top 7 in Molecular Biology
Tia Ghose | Nov 1, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in molecular biology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
BRCA1 Further Elucidated
Cristina Luiggi | Oct 27, 2011
Researchers have pinpointed the region of a key cancer gene that’s involved in tumor suppression.