Neural Stem Cell Transplantation Crawls Toward the Clinic
Neural Stem Cell Transplantation Crawls Toward the Clinic
Several early-stage clinical trials indicate that implanting patients with the cells is safe. But whether they can alleviate neurological problems remains to be seen.
Neural Stem Cell Transplantation Crawls Toward the Clinic
Neural Stem Cell Transplantation Crawls Toward the Clinic

Several early-stage clinical trials indicate that implanting patients with the cells is safe. But whether they can alleviate neurological problems remains to be seen.

Several early-stage clinical trials indicate that implanting patients with the cells is safe. But whether they can alleviate neurological problems remains to be seen.

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Academics in Ukraine Fighting Against Rampant Misconduct
Academics in Ukraine Fighting Against Rampant Misconduct
Emil Filtenborg, Stefan Weichert | Oct 29, 2019
Plagiarism and bribery are commonplace, they say, and they’ve begun calling out lapses in scientific integrity.
Can Preventing Seizures Alter the Course of Autism?
Can Preventing Seizures Alter the Course of Autism?
Jessica Wright | Oct 8, 2019
Experimental surgeries to prevent seizures may help scientists understand the link between autism and epilepsy.
What Your DNA Can’t Tell You
What Your DNA Can’t Tell You
Diana Kwon | Oct 2, 2019
Companies are selling reports about a wide range of physical, cognitive, and behavioral traits to consumers based on their genomic data, but such tests have a number of limitations.
Scientific Societies Update Policies to Address #MeToo
Scientific Societies Update Policies to Address #MeToo
Diana Kwon | Sep 25, 2019
Many organizations work to confront sexual harassment at conferences.
Pregnant Moms’ Air Pollution Exposure May Affect Babies’ Health
Pregnant Moms’ Air Pollution Exposure May Affect Babies’ Health
Chia-Yi Hou | Sep 23, 2019
A number of epidemiological studies support a link between air quality and poor health outcomes, and researchers are searching for explanations in the lab.
Two Studies Fail to Replicate Magnetogenetics Research
Two Studies Fail to Replicate Magnetogenetics Research
Katarina Zimmer | Sep 20, 2019
The new work calls into question the idea that neurons can be genetically engineered to fire in response to magnetic fields, a setback for the budding technique.
State Marijuana Legalization Aids Research Very Little
State Marijuana Legalization Aids Research Very Little
Ashley Yeager | Sep 20, 2019
Recent federal announcements serve as reminders that in the US policy continues to outpace science when it comes to cannabis.
Science Under Maximum Pressure in Iran
Science Under Maximum Pressure in Iran
David Adam | Sep 13, 2019
From travel restrictions and publishing bans to currency collapse, the restoration of US sanctions has left researchers in Iran reeling.
Universities Grapple with Donor Behavior
Universities Grapple with Donor Behavior
David Adam | Sep 4, 2019
The Jeffrey Epstein scandal has focused attention on funding of higher education institutions by patrons with disgraceful behavior.