induced pluripotent stem cell, neuroscience, culture, immunology
Salaries for University Presidents
Edyta Zielinska | Dec 6, 2011
Some university presidents are earning more than ever despite their schools’ poor performance.
Top 7 in Ecology
Bob Grant | Dec 6, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in ecology, from Faculty of 1000
A Possible Ebola Vaccine?
Tia Ghose | Dec 5, 2011
A new Ebola vaccine candidate protects mice against death and can be produced quickly in response to a bioterrorism threat.
Sleep Aid Revives Unconscious?
Jef Akst | Dec 5, 2011
A traditional drug to treat insomnia shows surprising promise in awaking minimally conscious patients.
Book Excerpt from Radial Symmetry
Katherine Larson | Dec 2, 2011
Poet Katherine Larson explores the intersection of art and science through the lyrical works "Metamorphosis" and "Crypsis and Mimicry."
Cancer Immunotherapy Pioneer Dies
Edyta Zielinska | Dec 2, 2011
Lloyd Old, a researcher and former administrator of two cancer research institutes, passed away this week.
Light Bright Neurons
Jef Akst | Dec 2, 2011
Neurons engineered to light up when they fire could help researchers study more precisely how the brain works.
Stapel Paper Retracted
Jef Akst | Dec 2, 2011
The Dutch Psychologist who’s made headlines recently for a massive case of scientific fraud has a Science paper retracted.
An Eye for Stem Cells
Hannah Waters | Dec 1, 2011
Japanese researchers are launching an iPS cell trial for an untreatable eye disease, challenging ongoing embryonic stem cell trials.
Life Sciences Salary Survey 2011
Jef Akst and Edyta Zielinska | Dec 1, 2011
US salaries are starting to recover after last year’s survey recorded the first-ever drop.