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Prominent Cell Biologist Dies
Prominent Cell Biologist Dies
Kerry Grens | May 4, 2015
Cytoskeleton specialist Alan Hall was best known for unpacking the roles of Rho GTPases.   
UC Spent Millions on Lab Death Case
UC Spent Millions on Lab Death Case
Bob Grant | Oct 28, 2014
The University of California paid about $4.5 million to private law firms over six years defending a UCLA chemistry professor from felony charges relating to his employee’s death.
Research Boat Sinks, Two Die
Research Boat Sinks, Two Die
Kerry Grens | Oct 15, 2014
Several dozen researchers and crewmembers aboard an oceanographic research vessel survived capsizing near Taiwan.
Global Air Quality Crisis
Global Air Quality Crisis
Bob Grant | Mar 26, 2014
The World Health Organization estimates that more than 7 million people died in 2012 due to air pollution, making it the number-one environmental risk on the planet.
For Whom the Biomarkers Toll?
For Whom the Biomarkers Toll?
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Feb 27, 2014
Study finds that a handful of biological indicators can predict a healthy person’s risk of dying within five years.
Signs of Consciousness in Dying Brains
Signs of Consciousness in Dying Brains
Chris Palmer | Aug 13, 2013
A brief burst of brain activity with the neural signatures of consciousness follows cardiac arrest in rats. 
Dying Worms Emit Ethereal Glow
Dying Worms Emit Ethereal Glow
Ruth Williams | Jul 24, 2013
A head-to-tail wave of blue fluorescence signals the death of a nematode worm.
Particulates from Coal Shorten Lives
Particulates from Coal Shorten Lives
Kate Yandell | Jul 10, 2013
A policy to provide Northern Chinese residents with free coal for heat ended up reducing their life spans.
Girl with Synthetic Trachea Dies
Girl with Synthetic Trachea Dies
Bob Grant | Jul 9, 2013
After receiving a bioengineered windpipe, which was seeded with her own stem cells, the 2-year-old has succumbed to complications from a recent surgery.
Isolation Harms Health
Isolation Harms Health
Kate Yandell | Mar 25, 2013
Being socially isolated could increase death risk in the elderly even if they don’t feel lonely.