- A potential new drug therapy for spinal cord injuries, a fun way to explain DNA recombination and some interesting scientific studies behind the 2018 World Cup.
June 15, 2018
BY: Jillian Scola
- You may know how valuable a horseshoe crab’s blood is for detecting endotoxins, but what else do you know about these marvelous creatures? Take this quiz to test your underwater
June 4, 2018
BY: Mary Parker
- Researchers are trying to harness the power of specialized immune cells to fight Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other CNS diseases 
June 12, 2018
BY: Anna Willox
- Another reason to lay off the sweets, constructing wearable LEDs and a promising new strategy to cure a rare childhood cancer.
June 8, 2018
BY: Jillian Scola
- It’s a jungle of chemical regulations out there. Here are some options for companies seeking global registration for their chemical product.
June 7, 2018
BY: Mary Parker
- At CRISPRcon, stakeholders discourse about designer babies, gene drives and the need for scientist storytellers
June 6, 2018
BY: Regina McEnery

In the real world, we are constantly surrounded by countless living organisms. For the extraordinary germ-free mouse, this presents a problem.

June 2, 2018
BY: Mary Parker
- Advancements in transplant science and electronic communications - two powerful tools that powered the hope of the family of a 4-year-old girl in need
May 30, 2018
BY: Deborah Dormady Letham

Test Your Knowledge

Welcome to your Stress

Tufts University has been studying the genetic effects of stress on mice, looking for clues that human men who were abused can sometimes pass down genetic effects of their trauma to their children. What method for stressing the mice did the researchers use?


- DNA-encoded libraries come of age as companies move closer to using the tags to identify novel compounds for drug discovery 
May 29, 2018
BY: David Clark