As funding for basic science research and education stalls in the U.S. and other countries, competition from China is skyrocketing, a new study finds.
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Polyomavirus harnesses cellular “motors” to bring together the supplies that can build a portal for itself, researchers show.
For the first time, researchers connected two different types of DNA snippets to identify individuals. This could help researchers across many fields — but isn’t without risk.
Joining the tens of thousands of demonstrators worldwide was inspiring to a U-M grad student. Here, she shares her experience — and what ought to happen next.
Why do so many babies fall victim to infections that invade the gut, but others don’t? Research in germ-free mice yields important clues.
When it comes to understanding the human body, seeing is believing. Now, a new website allows teachers and students anywhere to look through a “virtual microscope.”