preterm birth
Predicting Preterm Birth
Predicting Preterm Birth
Tracy Vence | Aug 9, 2013
Two organizations team up in an effort to predict risk of premature birth using big data and genomics.
Seasonality of Premature Birth
Seasonality of Premature Birth
Kate Yandell | Jul 9, 2013
Babies conceived in May have an elevated risk of being born early.
Leaders of Infant Trial Will Not Yet Face Sanctions
Leaders of Infant Trial Will Not Yet Face Sanctions
Bob Grant | Jun 10, 2013
US watchdog suspends plans to discipline researchers who failed to disclose the full risks of an experimental trial conducted with premature infants.
Molecular Models of Birth
Molecular Models of Birth
Bob Grant | May 1, 2013
Researchers are piecing together the chain of events that leads to preterm and full-term birth.
The Genes Underlying Prematurity
The Genes Underlying Prematurity
Bob Grant | May 1, 2013
NIH researcher Roberto Romero describes the recent discovery of genetic elemetns that contribute to the risk of preterm birth.
We're All Connected
We're All Connected
Mary Beth Aberlin | May 1, 2013
A look at some of biology’s communication networks
Why So Soon?
Why So Soon?
Bob Grant | May 1, 2013
Researchers are using modern experimental tools to probe the mysterious molecular pathways that lead to premature labor and birth.
Roundup from Microbiology Meeting
Edyta Zielinska | Jun 21, 2012
Some of the interesting stories researchers were discussing at this year’s American Society of Microbiology meeting in San Francisco.