neurodegenerative diseases, culture, immunology, genetics & genomics, microbiology
Hypoallergenic Dogs Overhyped?
Bob Grant | Sep 6, 2011
A study finds that homes with dogs billed as hypoallergenic harbor just as many allergens as those housing other breeds.
Genetics Paper Retracted
Jessica P. Johnson | Sep 2, 2011
Due to statistical errors, a Science paper claiming that mutation is responsible for genetic variation is retracted.
What Causes Alzheimer’s?
W. Sue T. Griffin | Sep 1, 2011
Researchers and pharma companies have tried to attack this disease by reducing amyloid plaques, but inflammation may be the real culprit.
<em>Art + Science Now</em>
Art + Science Now
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2011
The book that serves as bio art's encyclopedia.
Beyond Expectation
Karen Hopkin | Sep 1, 2011
Philippa “Pippa” Marrack has made some unanticipated discoveries about how the immune system functions in health and disease.
Showcase Your Science
Jessica P. Johnson | Sep 1, 2011
Tips for creating a science video or website.
The 2011 Labby Multimedia Awards
Jessica P. Johnson | Sep 1, 2011
Introducing the winners of our second annual "Labbies" awards
Blood Simple
Tia Ghose | Sep 1, 2011
A veterinary vaccine spawned products that could clean the HIV virus from blood supplies.
Speaking of Science
N/A | Sep 1, 2011
September 2011's selection of notable quotes
Book Excerpt from The Price of Altruism: George Price and the Search for the Origins of Kindness
Oren Harman | Sep 1, 2011
In Chapter 13, "Altruism," author Oren Harman discusses how George Price's and John Maynard Smith's 1973 formulation of evolutionarily stable strategy (ESS) meshes with examples of altruism in nature.