Mouse Model Shows How Parkinson’s Disease Begins in the Gut
Mouse Model Shows How Parkinson’s Disease Begins in the Gut
Johns Hopkins’s Ted Dawson discusses his lab’s demonstration that misfolded α-synuclein can move from the stomach to the brain and cause physical and cognitive symptoms.
Mouse Model Shows How Parkinson’s Disease Begins in the Gut
Mouse Model Shows How Parkinson’s Disease Begins in the Gut

Johns Hopkins’s Ted Dawson discusses his lab’s demonstration that misfolded α-synuclein can move from the stomach to the brain and cause physical and cognitive symptoms.

Johns Hopkins’s Ted Dawson discusses his lab’s demonstration that misfolded α-synuclein can move from the stomach to the brain and cause physical and cognitive symptoms.

Q&A
Machine Learning “Very Easy to Abuse”
Machine Learning “Very Easy to Abuse”
Carrie Arnold | Jun 24, 2019
Microbiologist Nick Loman talks about the power of artificial intelligence and the best way to use it.
Q&A: New Preprint Server for Clinical Research
Q&A: New Preprint Server for Clinical Research
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 5, 2019
The cofounder of bioRxiv, Richard Sever, discusses why there’s a need for the preprint server medRxiv that launched today.
Q&amp;A: What to Know About the Drug-Resistant Fungus, <em>Candida auris</em>
Q&A: What to Know About the Drug-Resistant Fungus, Candida auris
Emma Yasinski | Apr 18, 2019
Fungal researcher Christina Cuomo discusses the spread of infections plaguing hospitals across the world.
Q&amp;A: A 10,000-Genome Milestone for Shared Pediatric Cancer Data &nbsp;
Q&A: A 10,000-Genome Milestone for Shared Pediatric Cancer Data  
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 1, 2019
Computational biologist Jinghui Zhang of St. Jude realized scientists could work more efficiently with tools and genomic data shared on the cloud.
Q&amp;A: John Ioannidis Talks Transparency in Biomedical Literature
Q&A: John Ioannidis Talks Transparency in Biomedical Literature
Shawna Williams | Nov 20, 2018
The Stanford University researcher discusses a new study on measures such as data sharing and funding disclosures.
Gender Bias Dissected in <em>eLife</em>&rsquo;s Peer Review
Gender Bias Dissected in eLife’s Peer Review
Viviane Callier | Sep 14, 2018
The journal undertook a self-assessment, finding men have more success than women with all-male review panels.
One Way to Fix Reproducibility Problems: Train Scientists Better
One Way to Fix Reproducibility Problems: Train Scientists Better
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 28, 2017
Leonard Freedman, president of the Global Biological Standards Institute, discusses the causes of irreproducible science and his latest effort to spread best practices.
US and Cuban Researchers to Meet in Havana
US and Cuban Researchers to Meet in Havana
Bob Grant | Aug 14, 2017
Rush Holt of AAAS talks with The Scientist about the upcoming gathering and collaborations—past, present, and future—between the two countries.
Q&A: William Happer, Possible Science Advisor to the President
Q&A: William Happer, Possible Science Advisor to the President
Bob Grant | Feb 6, 2017
The Princeton physicist told The Scientist that then-President–elect Donald Trump last month agreed with his position that climate change research has become a “cult movement.” Happer also shared his thoughts on federal research funding, demonstrators marching for science, and more.