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Planting Independence: A Profile of Katayoon Dehesh
Anna Azvolinsky | Feb 1, 2018
After a harrowing escape from Iran, Dehesh never shied away from difficult choices to pursue a career in plant biology.
Child Receives Transgenic Skin
Ruth Williams | Jan 1, 2018
A combination gene-and-cell therapy has given a boy with a grievous skin disease a new lease on life, and resolved a dermatology debate to boot.
Pardis Sabeti: An American Scientist Born in Iran
Bob Grant | Feb 9, 2017
When she entered the U.S. shortly before the Iranian revolution of 1979, the now 41-year-old geneticist was a refugee toddler.
Scientists Offer Lab Space for Stranded Peers
Kerry Grens | Feb 1, 2017
Researchers in Europe and Canada are offering temporary bench and desk spaces to host scientists denied entry into the U.S. as a result of the President’s executive order on immigration.
Understanding Global Migration
Tracy Vence | Nov 4, 2015
World Science Forum panelists discuss how scientists can better decipher the factors that drive global migration in order to affect policy change.
Jobs for Refugee Scientists
Kerry Grens | Oct 7, 2015
The European Commission has pledged to help find positions for researchers fleeing their home countries.