Vaccine Exemptions May Allow for Large Measles Outbreaks
Vaccine Exemptions May Allow for Large Measles Outbreaks
Mathematical models reveal that current vaccination rates in Texas schools could pave the way for the virus to spread to hundreds of people.
Vaccine Exemptions May Allow for Large Measles Outbreaks
Vaccine Exemptions May Allow for Large Measles Outbreaks

Mathematical models reveal that current vaccination rates in Texas schools could pave the way for the virus to spread to hundreds of people.

Mathematical models reveal that current vaccination rates in Texas schools could pave the way for the virus to spread to hundreds of people.

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First Genetic Screen of Pigs Using ENU
First Genetic Screen of Pigs Using ENU
Ashley Yeager | Jul 14, 2017
Using the mutagenic chemical N-ethyl-N-nitrosourea, researchers confirm the role of a gene in a piglet deformity and identify potential models for human diseases. 
Image of the Day: Imitation Intestines
Image of the Day: Imitation Intestines
The Scientist Staff | Mar 12, 2017
This 3-D model of human intestinal cells could help scientists develop new antimicrobial drugs and therapeutics.
Predicting Zika’s Potential Path
Predicting Zika’s Potential Path
Bob Grant | Mar 17, 2016
The mosquitoes that carry the virus could spread to US cities this summer, with travelers returning from Zika-infected regions contributing to the disease’s spread.
Opinion: New Models for ASDs
Opinion: New Models for ASDs
Alysson R. Muotri | May 14, 2015
The study of mini “brains” in a dish, derived from patient cells, offers a novel approach for autism spectrum disorder research.
Organoid Biobank
Organoid Biobank
Kerry Grens | May 11, 2015
From the tissue of numerous colon cancer patients, researchers build 3-D cultures of tumors.
Homo Minutus
Homo Minutus
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Dec 1, 2014
A miniature platform with multiple organ-on-a-chip constructs aims to speed up drug discovery—and create better transplants for patients.
Desktop Human
Desktop Human
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Dec 1, 2014
Meet the researchers behind ATHENA, the project that aims to create a system of linked model human organs that may revolutionize drug development.
Diseased Heart Chip
Diseased Heart Chip
Jef Akst | May 12, 2014
In the latest iteration of organ-on-a-chip technology, researchers develop an in vitro model of functioning human heart tissue with an inherited cardiovascular disease.