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Study: Farming Arose Twice in the Ancient Middle East
Bob Grant | Jun 21, 2016
Ancient DNA research suggests that there were two independent agricultural revolutions more than 10,000 years ago.
Start Making Sense
J.D. Trout | Jun 1, 2016
Scientific progress is only achieved when humans' innate sense of understanding is validated by objective reality.
Napster Cofounder Launches Cancer Initiative
Bob Grant | Apr 13, 2016
Billionaire Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker donates $250 million to unite the cancer research community around the common goal of developing new immunotherapies.
Speaking of Science
Staff | Feb 1, 2016
February 2016's selection of notable quotes
Who Owns CRISPR, Cont’d
Jef Akst | Jan 14, 2016
The US Patent and Trademark Office declares a patent “interference” and will seek to determine who has rights to the gene-editing technology.
on The Pulse, December 4
Jef Akst | Dec 4, 2015
Are precision gene editing technologies, such as CRISPR, ready for prime time?
Mary Beth Aberlin | Dec 1, 2015
There’s more to inheritance than genes.
Top 10 Innovations 2015
Staff | Dec 1, 2015
The newest life-science products making waves in labs and clinics
Staff | Aug 1, 2015
Witness a bioinspired device developed by researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute to treat sepsis.
Inspired by Nature
Daniel Cossins | Aug 1, 2015
Researchers are borrowing designs from the natural world to advance biomedicine.