- From petunias to worms to people. How a genetic experiment’s surprising turn led to a breakthrough drug
February 19, 2020
BY: Deborah Dormady Letham
- In this month’s Sounds of Science podcast, we spoke with Nastassja Ortega about the difficulties treating animals in this era of antibiotic resistance. How much do you know about the…
February 3, 2020
BY: Mary Parker
- What are the drawbacks of quarantining cruise ships? Also: CRISPR editing and AI awareness
February 14, 2020
BY: Mary Parker
- Mist tents, respirator vests, and a life-altering drug
February 13, 2020
BY: Aaron Edwards
- Scientists build the first ever living, programmable organism from frog stem cells
February 11, 2020
BY: Kamil Czuchrowski
- Also: The rise of RNA editing and the CDC’s plan to slow the spread of the coronavirus within the US
February 7, 2020
BY: Mary Parker

A discussion on how to protect our flocks from pathogens without resorting to antibiotics.

February 4, 2020
BY: Mary Parker
- Also: The benefits of magic mushrooms for cancer patients, and the WHO declares coronavirus a global emergency
January 31, 2020
BY: Mary Parker

Test Your Knowledge

Welcome to your STD

Twenty years ago, scientists from the Institute for Genomic Research in Maryland and the University of Texas Health Science Center published the full genome of what deadly sexually transmitted disease, known to Shakespeare as "the French disease"?

- What’s behind this encouraging trend? A Q&A with CRL cancer expert Christopher Murriel
January 29, 2020
BY: Mary Parker