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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.
Lisa Boyette Started a Nonprofit to Save Her Brother and Cure Other Diseases
Alison F. Takemura | Oct 1, 2016
Founder and CEO, Curable; Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh. Age: 35
Opinion: Fixing Science’s Human Bias
Edward Courchaine, Sarah Smaga | Sep 1, 2016
It’s time to accelerate the conversation about why the research community is still not diverse.
The Challenges of Rare-Disease Research
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 1, 2016
With few resources and hesitant investors, basic scientists must rely on clinicians, patient advocates, and their own keen eye for biological connections.
UK Government Guarantees EU Funding
Jef Akst | Aug 16, 2016
British scientists will continue to receive grants from the European Union, including its flagship program Horizon 2020.
Life Sciences Search Engine
Alison F. Takemura | Jul 22, 2016
A startup aims to make doing research easier by mining publications for research products, protocols, and potential collaborators.