race, genetics & genomics, immunology
Baruj Benacerraf Dies
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 3, 2011
The Nobel Prize winner who discovered the gene that encodes the major histocompatibility complex passes away at age 90.
Top 7 in Immunology
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 2, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in microbiology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
The Right Sort
Richard P. Grant | Aug 1, 2011
Isolating specific cell types from a mass of plant or animal tissue is laborious and tricky. 
The Right Sort
Richard P. Grant | Aug 1, 2011
Using the strongest molecular binding partnership in biology to separate different cell types.
Personalized Athletics
Jef Akst | Aug 1, 2011
Motivated by a career-ending ligament tear, a former NFL player starts a company to test athletes' genetic predispositions to common sports injuries.
Sharing the Bounty
Michelle G. Rooks and Wendy S. Garrett | Aug 1, 2011
Gut bacteria may be the missing piece that explains the connection between diet and cancer risk.
Regulating the Humanized
Bob Grant | Jul 25, 2011
A UK panel puts forth guidelines for research that use experimental animals harboring human cells and tissues.
The Beginning of the End for Bananas?
Dan Koeppel | Jul 22, 2011
Already reeling from a 20-year losing battle with a devastating disease, the banana variety eaten in the United States is now threatened by a new—but old—enemy.
Longevity Paper Retracted
Tia Ghose | Jul 21, 2011
A study that identified several genes linked to extremely long life has been retracted due to technical errors in the sequencing chips used.
Top 7 in Genomics & Genetics
Bob Grant | Jul 19, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in genomics, genetics, and related areas, from Faculty of 1000