News & Opinion
Top 10 Innovations
Cell & Molecular Biology
Disease & Medicine
Ecology & Environment
Genetics & Genomics
Pharma & Biotech
Image of the Day
Army Surgeons Grow Ear in Soldier’s Arm
Catherine Offord | May 11, 2018
The woman’s own cartilage was used to construct the transplant after she lost her left ear in a car crash.
Merino Sheep Provide Clue to Curly Hair
Catherine Offord | Mar 23, 2018
The cells on one side of each wool fiber are longer than the cells on the other, researchers find.
“Second Skin” for Wrinkle Reduction, Drug Delivery
Catherine Offord | May 10, 2016
Researchers produce an artificial layer of “skin” that reduces the appearance of wrinkles and could improve pharmaceutical delivery for topically applied treatments.
Can Talc Cause Cancer?
Kerry Grens | Mar 1, 2016
A jury recently awarded $72 million in a talcum-powder–ovarian cancer case, but the data linking the hygiene product to disease risk are inconclusive.
Amber Dance | Aug 31, 2013
Cosmetics companies use advanced genomics and in vitro technology to make skin look young and vibrant—you may never view the makeup aisle the same way again.