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New Saliva Test Can Help Detect Alzheimer's Disease

NEW SALIVA TEST CAN HELP DETECT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Newly developed saliva test can now help in detecting Alzheimer's disease, reveals a new study. Scientists have identified biomarkers...

A Sweet Sequence: Sugarcane Genome Assembly After Five-Year Collaborative Effort

A SWEET SEQUENCE: SUGARCANE GENOME ASSEMBLY AFTER FIVE-YEAR COLLABORATIVE EFFORT

It took nearly 20 years until the technology was right, and five years of hard graft by more than 100 scientists from 16 institutions,...

 
 
 
Scientists create an electronic capsule that can wirelessly deliver drugs

SCIENTISTS CREATE AN ELECTRONIC CAPSULE THAT CAN WIRELESSLY DELIVER DRUGS

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology created the gadget, which they hope could be used to reduce surgical procedures...

Dementia-related Deaths Grew by 148% in 26 Years

DEMENTIA-RELATED DEATHS GREW BY 148% IN 26 YEARS

An international group of collaborating scientists have analyzed the data from 195 countries on the spread of Alzheimer's disease and...

 
 
 
Brain scans reveal how we overcome indecision and can 'learn' to like good choices

BRAIN SCANS REVEAL HOW WE OVERCOME INDECISION AND CAN 'LEARN' TO LIKE GOOD CHOICES

Scientists at the University of Melbourne observed people faced with hard decisions using fMRIs and eye trackers and learned that 'practicing'...

Scientists develop new brain scan to detect Alzheimer's disease by 'lighting up' neural plaques

SCIENTISTS DEVELOP NEW BRAIN SCAN TO DETECT ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE BY 'LIGHTING UP' NEURAL PLAQUES

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have developed a new brain scan that uses radioactive 'tracer' molecules to 'light up' plaques...

 
 
 
Administration stops NIH scientists from obtaining fetal tissue, possibly threatening HIV research

ADMINISTRATION STOPS NIH SCIENTISTS FROM OBTAINING FETAL TISSUE, POSSIBLY THREATENING HIV RESEARCH

Science magazine reported that the move put the brakes on a preclinical HIV study and follows the cancellation of a contract between...

BioIT 2018, Boston

BIOIT 2018, BOSTON

Ivan Grishagin, Scientist at Rancho BioSciences presenting NCATS Inxight Drug: Comprehensive Portal for Drug Development poster at...

 
 
 
Has China arrested its scientist who claimed to have genetically engineered human babies?

HAS CHINA ARRESTED ITS SCIENTIST WHO CLAIMED TO HAVE GENETICALLY ENGINEERED HUMAN BABIES?

Chinese scientist He Jiankui made a bold move last week when he published a video about a successful gene editing surgery on a human...

CRISPR BABIES RAISE AN UNCOMFORTABLE REALITY - ABIDING BY SCIENTIFIC STANDARDS DOESN'T GUARANTEE ETHICAL RESEARCH

Uncertainty continues to swirl around scientist He Jiankui's gene editing experiment in China. Using CRISPR technology, He modified...

 
 
 
Berkeley Lab Takes a Quantum Leap in Microelectronics

BERKELEY LAB TAKES A QUANTUM LEAP IN MICROELECTRONICS

Ramamoorthy Ramesh, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory scientist in the Materials Sciences Division, leads a major Lab research...

KNOWING EXACTLY WHAT GENES ARE SAYING - AND WHERE

Scientists can now discover how the fine details of gene activity differ from one cell type to another in a tissue sample, thanks to...

 
 
 

ABIDE THERAPEUTICS: SCIENTIST, DRUG PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Abide Therapeutics: The successful candidate will develop and optimize drug product formulations of our candidate molecules. San Diego,...

Neil deGrasse Tyson the Bill Cosby of science? He drugged and raped an astronomy student; sexually assaulted two other women, say claims

NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON THE BILL COSBY OF SCIENCE? HE DRUGGED AND RAPED AN ASTRONOMY STUDENT; SEXUALLY ASSAULTED TWO OTHER WOMEN, SAY CLAIMS

Celebrity scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson, whose behavior increasingly resembles Bill Cosby, now stands accused of inappropriate sexual...

 
 
 
Changing the Face of Research

CHANGING THE FACE OF RESEARCH

A need for diverse thinking drives Mayo Clinic's efforts to attract and develop future scientists from diverse backgrounds. In her...

Did scientists just find the ancient whiskey distillery from the legends?

DID SCIENTISTS JUST FIND THE ANCIENT WHISKEY DISTILLERY FROM THE LEGENDS?

Archaeologists unearthed what may be the world's oldest whiskey still.

 
 
 
Bacteria that lives on EVERYONE'S skin is becoming resistant to antibiotics, scientists warn

BACTERIA THAT LIVES ON EVERYONE'S SKIN IS BECOMING RESISTANT TO ANTIBIOTICS, SCIENTISTS WARN

Researchers at the University of Bath say if medics and scientists don't take the threat of staphylococcus epidermis seriously, the...

Scientist who claims he made world's first gene-edited babies says a SECOND pregnancy is underway

SCIENTIST WHO CLAIMS HE MADE WORLD'S FIRST GENE-EDITED BABIES SAYS A SECOND PREGNANCY IS UNDERWAY

Speaking at a genome summit in Hong Kong, Dr He Jiankui said he was 'proud' of his controversial work, which involved using a powerful...

 
 
 
Climate scientists are roasting Trump over his response to his own administration's climate-change report

CLIMATE SCIENTISTS ARE ROASTING TRUMP OVER HIS RESPONSE TO HIS OWN ADMINISTRATION'S CLIMATE-CHANGE REPORT

Climate scientists are responding to President Donald Trump's comments on the fourth National Climate Assessment - a publicly reviewed,...

Are Genetically Modified Babies Unethical?

ARE GENETICALLY MODIFIED BABIES UNETHICAL?

A Chinese scientist claims to have used a new gene-editing technique to genetically modify babies for the first time.