How the Microbiome Influences Drug Action
How the Microbiome Influences Drug Action
Through their effects on metabolism and immunity, bacteria in the gut affect whether medications will be effective for a given patient.
How the Microbiome Influences Drug Action
How the Microbiome Influences Drug Action

Through their effects on metabolism and immunity, bacteria in the gut affect whether medications will be effective for a given patient.

Through their effects on metabolism and immunity, bacteria in the gut affect whether medications will be effective for a given patient.

molecular biology
Former NIH Director James Wyngaarden Dies
Former NIH Director James Wyngaarden Dies
Jef Akst | Jun 20, 2019
The Duke University emeritus professor was an expert in purine biosynthesis and the genetics of gout.
Infographic: Quantum Explanations for Biological Phenomena
Infographic: Quantum Explanations for Biological Phenomena
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2019
Weird effects on the scale of subatomic particles may play roles in enzyme catalysis, photosynthesis, and avian magnetoreception.
Why Is Cancer More Common in Men Than in Women?
Why Is Cancer More Common in Men Than in Women?
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 2019
The molecular processes that lead males to be more susceptible to the disease are only beginning to come to light.
Effort to Reproduce Cancer Studies Scales Down to 18 Papers
Effort to Reproduce Cancer Studies Scales Down to 18 Papers
Diana Kwon | Aug 1, 2018
The Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology initially aimed to replicate the results of 50 high-impact research articles.
Fruit Fly Geneticist Bruce Baker Dies
Fruit Fly Geneticist Bruce Baker Dies
Diana Kwon | Jul 30, 2018
The Stanford University professor was known for his work on sex determination and courtship in flies.
Image of the Day: Nuclear Pore Complex
Image of the Day: Nuclear Pore Complex
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Mar 20, 2018
The structure has a stress-resilient architecture reminiscent of suspension bridges.
European Research Council Founder, Molecular Biologist Dies
European Research Council Founder, Molecular Biologist Dies
Catherine Offord | Nov 20, 2017
Fotis Kafatos, a Greek researcher famous for his work on malaria, has died at age 77.
Renowned Molecular Biologist Dies
Renowned Molecular Biologist Dies
Kerry Grens | May 6, 2015
Alexander Rich, discoverer of Z-DNA, the RNA-DNA double helix, and the structure of collagen, has passed away at age 90.
Giant DNA Origami
Giant DNA Origami
Jef Akst | Sep 18, 2014
Researchers create the largest 3-D DNA structures to date, many times bigger than previously constructed origami shapes.