software, disease & medicine
White’s the Matter
White’s the Matter
Kelly Rae Chi | Nov 1, 2014
A basic guide to white matter imaging using diffusion MRI
Keeping Track
Keeping Track
Daniel Cossins | Oct 1, 2014
New software that can trace the individual paths of every animal in a massive swarm could help biologists unravel the secrets of collective behavior.
Opinion: Bioinformatics Software: A Buyer’s Guide
Opinion: Bioinformatics Software: A Buyer’s Guide
David R. Smith | Sep 2, 2014
How to choose programs that suit your lab’s ’omics analysis needs
Experimental Ebola Drug Shows Promise
Experimental Ebola Drug Shows Promise
Tracy Vence | Sep 2, 2014
ZMapp effectively rescued macaques from Ebola in a small trial, but it could be several months before supplies of the drug meet the growing human demand for it.
WHO OKs Experimental Ebola Drugs
WHO OKs Experimental Ebola Drugs
Tracy Vence | Aug 13, 2014
But biotech firms’ supplies are dwindling.
Metagenomics Mash-Up
Metagenomics Mash-Up
Kelly Rae Chi | Aug 1, 2014
A tour of the newest software and strategies for analyzing microbial and viral communities
Genetic Test Could Replace Pap Smear
Genetic Test Could Replace Pap Smear
Kerry Grens | Apr 25, 2014
The US Food and Drug Administration approves a cervical test for human papillomavirus to be used as a primary cancer screening tool.
Elder Pharmacology
Elder Pharmacology
Nir Barzilai | Jan 1, 2014
Studying and treating the chronic diseases associated with aging needs serious revamping.
Lab 2.0
Lab 2.0
Hayley Dunning | Dec 1, 2012
Apps and software for improving lab productivity
Filling in the Missing Letters
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 3, 2012
A new algorithm brings together data from second - and third - generation genome sequencers.