gene therapy, culture, cell & molecular biology, ecology
Top 7 in Genomics & Genetics
Bob Grant | Jul 19, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in genomics, genetics, and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Stem Cell Approvals Are Up
Jef Akst | Jul 18, 2011
The number of human embryonic stem cells approved for federal funding continues to grow.
Zinc Fingers Bear Fruit
Bob Grant | Jul 18, 2011
A method for precise gene editing is able to change disease-causing point mutations in human stem cell DNA.
Most Wanted Toad Found
Jef Akst | Jul 15, 2011
A colorful toad that has been missing for 87 years is discovered in Malaysia.
Animal Experiments Increase in the UK
Megan Scudellari | Jul 14, 2011
The hike is attributed to expanded use of genetically modified and mutant animals.
Behavior Brief
Megan Scudellari | Jul 13, 2011
A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research
Circadian Signs of Aging
Kerry Grens | Jul 13, 2011
The neural nexus of the circadian clock shows signs of functional decline as mice age, providing clues as to why sleep patterns tend to change as people grow older.
New COI Rules at Risk?
Jef Akst | Jul 12, 2011
A watchdog group urges the US government to enact guidelines that would require federally-funded researchers to publically disclose financial interests.
Rising Waters Wash Away Cell Lines
Jef Akst | Jul 11, 2011
A Danish cell bank scrambles to save irreplaceable cell and tissue samples in the wake of a flood.
Embryos Right Genetic Wrongs?
Amy Maxmen | Jul 8, 2011
New evidence supports an old idea that embryos with genetic abnormalities can somehow fix themselves early in development.