research misconduct, immunology
In the Long Run
In the Long Run
Mary Beth Aberlin | Dec 1, 2012
Can emulating our early human ancestors make us healthier?
Fat's Immune Sentinels
Fat's Immune Sentinels
Justin Odegaard and Ajay Chawla | Dec 1, 2012
Certain immune cells keep adipose tissue in check by helping to define normal and abnormal physiological states.
Can Worms Alleviate Autism?
Can Worms Alleviate Autism?
Sabrina Richards | Nov 27, 2012
Autism researchers are testing the ability of whipworm eggs to treat autism in a new clinical trial.
Embattled Ape Researcher Reinstated
Embattled Ape Researcher Reinstated
Dan Cossins | Nov 26, 2012
A controversial primate researcher is back at work after being cleared of endangering bonobos under her care, but critics are demanding an external enquiry.
Inflammation for Regeneration
Inflammation for Regeneration
Ruth Williams | Nov 8, 2012
Inflammatory signals in injured zebrafish brains promote the growth of new neurons.
Bacterial Cocktail Treats Infection
Bacterial Cocktail Treats Infection
Edyta Zielinska | Oct 29, 2012
Mice fed a mix of six strains of bacteria were able to fight a C. difficile infection that causes deadly diarrhea and is resistant to most types of treatment.
Ancient Viruses Wreak New Havoc
Ancient Viruses Wreak New Havoc
Beth Marie Mole | Oct 24, 2012
Viral DNA in mice genomes may lead to cancer in immune-compromised animals.
Human Stem Cell Trial Questioned
Human Stem Cell Trial Questioned
Edyta Zielinska | Oct 16, 2012
Research purporting to cure patients with heart disease using induced pluripotent stem cells may be a fraud.
Drug Allergy in the Pocket
Kerry Grens | Oct 1, 2012
An HIV drug can bind to and alter the function of an immune molecule, causing a dangerous reaction in patients with a particular allele.
2012 Labbies Honorable Mentions
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2012
Check out other memorable images and videos that were submitted to this year’s Labby Multimedia Awards.