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Harvard Teaching and Research Assistants Vote to Unionize
Jim Daley | Apr 23, 2018
The decision affects about 5,000 graduate students at the university who are eligible to join the union.
How to Successfully Collaborate with Industry
Ashley P. Taylor | Mar 1, 2018
In efforts to translate basic-science results into pharmaceuticals and other technologies, success cannot be taken for granted.
The Rising Research Profile of 23andMe
Catherine Offord | Nov 30, 2017
An exploration of the genetics of earlobe attachment is just the latest collaborative research project to come out of the personal genetic testing company.
U.K. Lays Out Its Vision for Post-Brexit Research
Catherine Offord | Sep 7, 2017
The government’s new position paper on science and innovation after leaving the E.U. takes a positive tone, but has frustrated researchers with its lack of detail.
North Korean Travel Ban Could Disrupt Studies
Kerry Grens | Jul 24, 2017
Rare and hard-fought academic partnerships are left in limbo.
Scientists Concerned About Future of International Collaboration
Abby Olena | Jul 10, 2017
Policies that limit researchers’ travel could restrict scientific progress and partnerships.
Online Platform Aims to Facilitate Replication Studies
Dalmeet Singh Chawla | Apr 7, 2017
A volunteer-run database called StudySwap, which launched in beta last month, is starting to gain momentum.
Gene Drives and Other Controversies
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jan 1, 2017
control; three-parent babies; the PhD glut
Repurposing Existing Drugs for New Indications
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 1, 2017
An entire industry has sprung up around resurrecting failed drugs and recycling existing compounds for novel indications.
Jef Akst | Oct 18, 2016
Researchers launch an initiative to generate a complete atlas of all cells in the human body.