It Takes Less Than 30 Days to Compost a Human Body
It Takes Less Than 30 Days to Compost a Human Body
In a small trial of deceased volunteers, a Seattle-based company called Recompose demonstrates that its method for “natural organic reduction” of a human body completely breaks down soft tissue.
It Takes Less Than 30 Days to Compost a Human Body
It Takes Less Than 30 Days to Compost a Human Body

In a small trial of deceased volunteers, a Seattle-based company called Recompose demonstrates that its method for “natural organic reduction” of a human body completely breaks down soft tissue.

In a small trial of deceased volunteers, a Seattle-based company called Recompose demonstrates that its method for “natural organic reduction” of a human body completely breaks down soft tissue.

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Opinion: Taxpayers Should Cover Portion of Patent Costs
Opinion: Taxpayers Should Cover Portion of Patent Costs
Paul R. Sanberg | Oct 9, 2019
Federal grant support for technology transfer at universities will strengthen the national innovation system.
California Seeks to Ban Chlorpyrifos-Containing Pesticides
California Seeks to Ban Chlorpyrifos-Containing Pesticides
Jef Akst | May 9, 2019
The state’s Environmental Protection Agency says that evidence of the chemical’s link to neurological problems in children is overwhelming.
Miracle Elixirs
Miracle Elixirs
Bob Grant | Mar 31, 2019
A long way into the quest to vanquish cancer, our ears strain to hear the words, “Cancer is cured”—a yearning that can cloud our judgment.
Industry Partners Extensively Involved in Trials They Fund
Industry Partners Extensively Involved in Trials They Fund
Catherine Offord | Oct 5, 2018
A new study suggests that sponsors downplay their influence when reporting trials carried out in collaboration with academic researchers.
Blue Rush: One Company Leads the Race to Own Marine Genetic Sequences
Blue Rush: One Company Leads the Race to Own Marine Genetic Sequences
Ruth Williams | Jun 6, 2018
Almost half of all patents relating to the genes of marine organisms belong to one large international corporation, BASF, a new study reveals.  
How to Successfully Collaborate with Industry
How to Successfully Collaborate with Industry
Ashley P. Taylor | Feb 28, 2018
In efforts to translate basic-science results into pharmaceuticals and other technologies, success cannot be taken for granted.
Can Young Stem Cells Make Older People Stronger?
Can Young Stem Cells Make Older People Stronger?
Shawna Williams | Dec 11, 2017
Small trials using younger donors and elderly recipients hint that mesenchymal stem cell transfers might reduce frailty. 
Editors Claim Censorship at a Public Health Journal
Editors Claim Censorship at a Public Health Journal
Jef Akst | Nov 21, 2017
The editorial board at the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health accuses its publisher of promoting corporate interests.
2017 Life Science Salary Survey
2017 Life Science Salary Survey
Aggie Mika | Oct 31, 2017
Industry professionals make more than academic researchers, but for professors, it may not be about the money.