First Data from Anti-Aging Gene Therapy
A biotech company reports that an experimental treatment elongated its CEO’s telomeres.
Locating Language within the Brain
Researchers map the mental semantic systems of podcast listeners.
Transplanted Fecal Microbes Stick Around
Donor bacteria coexist with a recipient’s own for three months after a fecal transplant.
Next Generation: Sperm-Catching Beads
Sperm-binding, peptide–coated beads work as an implantable contraception device in mice and as a means of selecting human sperm for assisted reproduction techniques, researchers show.
Opinion: Share Data for All Diseases
Along with his recent $250 million donation to cancer research, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sean Parker emphasized the importance of data sharing.
Other news in life science:
- Researchers identify prion-like proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana.
- In a preprint, scientists present in vitro evidence that dengue antibodies may enhance Zika infection.
- Anti-HIV antibodies protect macaques against infection for up to six months, scientists show.