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The Industry of Bodies Donated for Science Lacks Oversight: Investigations
Katarina Zimmer | Dec 28, 2017
Reuters sheds light on the largely unregulated trade of human body parts taken from human cadavers donated for science.
Opinion: #IceBucketChallenge, Investing Well
James Heywood | Sep 10, 2014
Hundreds of thousands participated in the ALS campaign that went viral, but how are they supposed to decide where to donate?
Kate Yandell | May 23, 2013
Researchers are trying to use discarded donor kidneys as a scaffold for building new ones.
New African Bone Marrow Registry
Jef Akst | Mar 19, 2012
Nigeria launches its first ever bone marrow registry, which should make it easier to find matches for black people around the world.
Opinion: Occupy Science?
Krishanu Saha and J. Benjamin Hurlbut | Jan 24, 2012
Biomedical research can learn from citizen science, which is grounded in strong relationships with study participants.