Week in Review
Week in Review: April 24–28
Week in Review: April 24–28
Tracy Vence | Apr 28, 2017
Where Zika virus persists in monkeys; more-advanced mini brains; artificial womb supports fetal lambs for weeks; cancer mutations in stem cell lines; science marches around the globe
Week in Review: April 10–14
Week in Review: April 10–14
Tracy Vence | Apr 13, 2017
CRISPR patent ruling appealed; CRISPR-based nucleic acid test; an experimental gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy and a cell-based protocol for Parkinson’s disease show promise in mice
Week in Review: April 3–7
Week in Review: April 3–7
Tracy Vence | Apr 7, 2017
Virus triggers gluten intolerance in mice; UK bank offers clinic-ready hESC lines; researchers debate giant virus origins; cephalopods edit RNA; scientists screen noncoding genome with CRISPR
Week in Review: March 27–31
Week in Review: March 27–31
Tracy Vence | Mar 31, 2017
European Patent Office greenlights CRISPR patent; scientists reconsider a cancer drug target; NIH accepts preprints in grant applications; MERS drug developers test antibodies; experts weigh the risks and benefits of whole-exome sequencing for healthy people
Week in Review: March 20–24
Week in Review: March 20–24
Tracy Vence | Mar 24, 2017
What proposed budget cuts could mean for NIH; how astrocytes help control circadian behaviors in mice; how mutations confer virulence to vaccine-derived polio; why cancer risk is in part “random”
Week in Review: March 6–10
Week in Review: March 6–10
Joshua A. Krisch | Mar 10, 2017
Moving toward a fully synthetic yeast genome; backing up environmental data; regulating appetite with osteoblast hormones; investigating electrosensory organs in fish; contemplating federal science budgets
Week in Review: February 27–March 3
Week in Review: February 27–March 3
Joshua A. Krisch | Mar 3, 2017
Remembering Eugene Garfield; protecting citizens from their own genes; a suicide switch for stem cells; storing movies on DNA; sterilizing insects with Wolbachia
Week in Review: February 20–24
Week in Review: February 20–24
Joshua A. Krisch | Feb 23, 2017
Science policy at AAAS; international marches for science; circadian clock and aging; neurons for both itching and pain; a conversation with Iraqi-American epidemiologist Wael Al-Delaimy; “waviness” in whale nerves
Week in Review: February 13–17
Week in Review: February 13–17
Joshua A. Krisch | Feb 17, 2017
CRISPR patent decision; DNA database errors; science marches around the globe; more
Week in Review: February 6–10
Week in Review: February 6–10
Tracy Vence | Feb 10, 2017
Two potential Science Advisors to the President talk federal funding, climate change research, science marches, and more; a conversation with Iranian-American geneticist Pardis Sabeti; standards for teaching evolution in Texas could change; bioengineers debut a stomach acid–powered ingestible sensor; toward killing cancer with bacteria; ecDNA and tumor evolution