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Seaweed and sea slugs rely on toxic bacteria to defend against...

Samantha Mascuch, Georgia Institute of Technology and Julia Kubanek, Georgia Institute of Technology Plants, animals and even microbes that live on coral reefs have evolved...

DNA as you’ve never seen it before, thanks to a new...

David M. Gilbert, Florida State University ...

An unexpected pathway to treating neurodegenerative diseases

Kenneth S. Kosik, University of California, Santa Barbara Scientific success stories can sometimes occur when therapies being studied for one disease can be used to...

Marijuana is a lot more than just THC – a pharmacologist...

James David Adams, University of Southern California Medical marijuana is legal in 33 states as of November 2018. Yet the federal government still insists marijuana...

People diagnosed with cancer often don’t embrace the term ‘survivor’

Leonard L. Berry, Texas A&M University ; Andrea Flynn, University of San Diego, and Scott Davis, University of Houston-Downtown “Cancer survivor” has become a catch-all...

When it comes to brain tumors, a patient’s sex matters

Joshua Rubin, Washington University in St Louis Have you ever wondered why, in most species, males are larger and more ornamented than females? It’s an...

Beating breast cancer only to die of opioid use – a...

Rajesh Balkrishnan, University of Virginia The availability of life-prolonging treatments such as hormonal therapies and other targeted chemotherapy has led to a sharp decline in...

Does Monsanto’s Roundup cause cancer? Trial highlights the difficulty of proving...

Richard G. "Bugs" Stevens, University of Connecticut Does glyphosate, the active ingredient in the widely used weedkiller Roundup, cause non-Hodgkin lymphoma? This question is at...

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At work, women and people of color still have not broken...

Tesa Rigel Hines, Purdue University Northwest Did you notice the race of your barista this morning? What about the sex of your mechanic? I have observed...