Now that our gut has been recreated on a microchip, the days of trying to reproduce its complexity in a Petri dish should be over
(American Institute of Biological Sciences) Regions of the earth where water is frozen for at least a month each year are shrinking as a result of global warming. Some of the effects on ecosystems are now being revealed through research conducted at affected sites over decades.
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) A team of scientists have found promising effects of a first-in-class targeted cancer drug called BIND-014 in treating solid tumors.
The U.S. government's biosecurity advisers said Friday they support publishing research studies showing how scientists made new easy-to-spread forms of bird flu because the studies, now revised, don't reveal details bioterrorists could use.
(American Association for the Advancement of Science) A pair of new studies reveals the multiple ways that a widely used insecticide harms bumblebees and honeybees.
Each summer, the Graduate Studies Program class (GSP) is challenged with “Ten to the Ninth Plus” team projects – a highlight of the ten week program.
Publication year: 2011Source: Energy Policy, Available online 29 December 2011R.W. Saunders, R.J.K. Gross, J. Wade
Genome-wide association studies (GWASs) have led to the identification of genes underlying renal traits such as glomerular filtration rate, and improved our understanding of the pathogenesis of chronic kidney disease.