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Researchers Who Discovered Hepatitis C Earn Nobel Prize
Researchers Who Discovered Hepatitis C Earn Nobel Prize
Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles Rice share the Physiology or Medicine award for their contributions to identifying the virus and demonstrating that it was responsible for hepatitis among blood transfusion recipients.
Researchers Who Discovered Hepatitis C Earn Nobel Prize
Researchers Who Discovered Hepatitis C Earn Nobel Prize

Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles Rice share the Physiology or Medicine award for their contributions to identifying the virus and demonstrating that it was responsible for hepatitis among blood transfusion recipients.

Harvey Alter, Michael Houghton, and Charles Rice share the Physiology or Medicine award for their contributions to identifying the virus and demonstrating that it was responsible for hepatitis among blood transfusion recipients.

Physiology or Medicine
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Capturing Heterogeneity: How Single Cell Analysis Reshapes Health and Disease Research
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | Sep 30, 2021 | 1 min read
Timothy O’Sullivan and Jacob Blum will discuss how they use single cell data to understand complex biological systems.
Spatial Biology in Physiology and Pathology
Spatial Biology in Physiology and Pathology
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | Sep 23, 2021 | 1 min read
Elana Fertig and Sanjay Srivatsan discuss the importance of the spatial dimension for biological systems research.
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The Scientist Speaks - The Reality of Regenerative Medicine
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | Aug 26, 2021 | 1 min read
After decades of research the potential of regenerative medicine becomes a life-saving reality.
Technique Talk: Developing Fluorescence Microscopy Skills
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | May 26, 2021 | 1 min read
Learn how to obtain more representative and reproducible microscopy images in this workshop.
Smells of Nature Lower Physiological Stress
Ashley Yeager | Jan 2, 2020 | 4 min read
In a virtual reality experiment, participants recovered faster from a small electric shock when they could smell natural scents than when they could smell urban odors.
The Science of Stretch
Helene M. Langevin | May 1, 2013 | 10 min read
The study of connective tissue is shedding light on pain and providing new explanations for alternative medicine.
The Science of Acupuncture
Helene M. Langevin | Apr 30, 2013 | 1 min read
Research is uncovering connective tissue's role in the benefits of the ancient practice.
Pointed Science
Helene M. Langevin | Apr 30, 2013 | 1 min read
University of Vermont neurologist Helene Langevin explains some emerging research attempting to explain the benefits of acupuncture.
Neuron Preservers
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2013 | 2 min read
Unlike epithelial cells, neurons respond to herpes infection through autophagy, rather than by releasing inflammatory factors.
Waking Cancer Cells
Beth Marie Mole | Dec 1, 2012 | 2 min read
A protein called Coco rouses dormant breast cancer cells in the lung.
Breast Cancer Screening Saves Lives
Dan Cossins | Nov 1, 2012 | 2 min read
An expert panel finds that the benefits of breast cancer screening outweigh risks that the procedure will lead to unnecessary treatments.
Why We Yawn
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 17, 2011 | 1 min read
Rather than fatigue or boredom, researchers propose that yawning may cool an overheated brain.
Immunologists Take Home Nobel
Rachel Nuwer | Oct 3, 2011 | 4 min read
The Nobel Assembly announced today that three researchers in the field of immunology will share the 2011 Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
Three Share 2011 Medicine Nobel
Rachel Nuwer | Oct 3, 2011 | 1 min read
The Nobel Assembly reveals three winners of this year's prize in Physiology of Medicine.
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