The lifting of a three-year ban on gain-of-function research revives the critical goal of averting disaster — but may also increase the risk of accidental or deliberate pandemics.
A new study shows initial success for a healthy food incentive program for low-income Detroiters — as well as ample room to grow.
Researchers have identified and characterized a new type of RNA protein called THOR that plays a role in cancer development — and could serve as a target for drug development.
A new study indicates a benefit for all young colon cancer patients to have genetic testing. But with more than half exhibiting no family history, will insurers cover the tests?
How a visualization — and a new understanding — of a class of “defender proteins” may help scientists fight HIV infection.
A PCR-based approach to a frontier of the human genome could speed discovery in chromosome-based diseases and birth defects.