For funding, scientists turn to unorthodox sources
For funding, scientists turn to unorthodox sources

When federal funds dwindle, researchers look elsewhere for money. | DiscoverMagazine.com

Muslim security guards lodge complaints against Amazon for discrimination
Muslim security guards lodge complaints against Amazon for discrimination

The retail giant denies Islamophobia despite workers' complaints. | VICE (Motherboard)

‘I’ve never been normal again’: Indonesian women risk health to supply palm oil to the West
‘I’ve never been normal again’: Indonesian women risk health to supply palm oil to the West

Without proper protective equipment on oil palm plantations, women are risking their health to produce a commodity so heavily used in the west | STAT News

These Burmese palm oil workers say they're trapped on plantations
These Burmese palm oil workers say they're trapped on plantations

How Myanmar's oil palm industry funnels workers into a multi-billion dollar illegal seafood industry | Public Radio International

A makeover for the world's most hated crop
A makeover for the world's most hated crop

Oil palm has a reputation as an environmental menace. Can the latest genetic research change that? | Nature

Womb zoom
Womb zoom

What advances in fetal and newborn imaging have revealed | Nature Medicine [PDF]

Carbon monoxide is toxic. This doctor is out to prove it's also therapeutic
Carbon monoxide is toxic. This doctor is out to prove it's also therapeutic

Researchers have found a surprising use for a noxious gas | STAT News

An antidote for carbon monoxide poisoning?
An antidote for carbon monoxide poisoning?

Repurposed molecule saves mice from gas poisoning | Science Magazine

Two sides of one mask
Two sides of one mask

A painted wooden clam mask celebrates the home and history of the Heiltsuk First Nation | Hakai Magazine

The social network in your gut
The social network in your gut

Many bacteria swap DNA freely — sometimes with disastrous results for humans | The New Yorker

Why Myanmar jailed mangrove activists
Why Myanmar jailed mangrove activists

A feature story on why one Burmese activist got arrested for regrowing mangroves | JSTOR Daily

Is crowdfunding an OK way to raise money for Zika research?
Is crowdfunding an OK way to raise money for Zika research?

Lots of researchers want to study Zika, but there's one problem: money | NPR

Only one country offers universal health care to all migrants
Only one country offers universal health care to all migrants

Thailand strives to provide equitable health coverage to migrants and refugees, regardless of their legal status. But what does this policy actually look like in practice? | NPR

A hope for Thailand's shrimp farms
A hope for Thailand's shrimp farms

A novel closed-loop design seems to be helping one Thai shrimp farmer fend off a deadly disease | Hakai Magazine

 

An energetic solution
An energetic solution

Boosting bacteria's metabolism could help thwart antibiotic resistance [Subscription required] | Discover Magazine

 

Krill seekers
Krill seekers

How a tiny crustacean reinvigorated Antarctic research | Hakai Magazine

Seattle's absurd, discriminatory trans bathroom panic
Seattle's absurd, discriminatory trans bathroom panic

A series of bills in the Washington State legislature could make it permissible for anyone to stop transgender people using the public restroom of their choice | The Daily Beast

Bias against genetic case reports might compromise medicine
Bias against genetic case reports might compromise medicine

When n=1 matters in the field of clinical genetics | Nature Medicine [PDF]

Starting up and spinning out: the changing nature of partnerships between pharma and academia
Starting up and spinning out: the changing nature of partnerships between pharma and academia

A feature exploring current trends in partnerships between academia and industry | Nature Medicine [PDF]

Bomb explodes near busy Bangkok crossroads; at least 19 killed
Bomb explodes near busy Bangkok crossroads; at least 19 killed

Contributed reporting to the Washington Post's coverage of the Bangkok bombing | Washington Post

Going batty: studying natural reservoirs to inform drug development
Going batty: studying natural reservoirs to inform drug development

A news feature on what scientists can learn from studying the immune system of bats - and that of other natural reservoirs - to design drugs against infectious diseases | Nature Medicine [PDF]

Challenge accepted: human challenge trials for dengue
Challenge accepted: human challenge trials for dengue

A feature on what scientists can learn from giving healthy volunteers dengue | Nature Medicine [PDF]

The promise of sewage
The promise of sewage

Can clues in our sewage help epidemiologists? | JSTOR Daily

Binding time — not just affinity — gains stature in drug design
Binding time — not just affinity — gains stature in drug design

It's not just how tightly a drug binds to its target, but for how long | Nature Medicine [PDF]

New consent requirements for newborn screening raises concerns
New consent requirements for newborn screening raises concerns

Changes to a law regarding newborn screening could delay detection and treatment of rare diseases in babies | Nature Medicine [PDF]

I quit grad school and it's ok
I quit grad school and it's ok

I take a moment to reflect on what quitting my PhD program meant for me and my career | Hippo Reads

Can soil microbes help save world hunger?
Can soil microbes help save world hunger?

A feature story exploring if bacteria could hold the answer to feeding the world | JSTOR Daily

In New York bay, humpback whales make a dramatic comeback
In New York bay, humpback whales make a dramatic comeback

Humpback whales haven't been seen in NYC bay since Columbus' day; what brings them back? | DiscoverMagazine.com

For funding, scientists turn to unorthodox sources
Muslim security guards lodge complaints against Amazon for discrimination
‘I’ve never been normal again’: Indonesian women risk health to supply palm oil to the West
These Burmese palm oil workers say they're trapped on plantations
A makeover for the world's most hated crop
Womb zoom
Carbon monoxide is toxic. This doctor is out to prove it's also therapeutic
An antidote for carbon monoxide poisoning?
Two sides of one mask
The social network in your gut
Why Myanmar jailed mangrove activists
Is crowdfunding an OK way to raise money for Zika research?
Only one country offers universal health care to all migrants
A hope for Thailand's shrimp farms
An energetic solution
Krill seekers
Seattle's absurd, discriminatory trans bathroom panic
Bias against genetic case reports might compromise medicine
Starting up and spinning out: the changing nature of partnerships between pharma and academia
Bomb explodes near busy Bangkok crossroads; at least 19 killed
Going batty: studying natural reservoirs to inform drug development
Challenge accepted: human challenge trials for dengue
The promise of sewage
Binding time — not just affinity — gains stature in drug design
New consent requirements for newborn screening raises concerns
I quit grad school and it's ok
Can soil microbes help save world hunger?
In New York bay, humpback whales make a dramatic comeback
For funding, scientists turn to unorthodox sources

When federal funds dwindle, researchers look elsewhere for money. | DiscoverMagazine.com

Muslim security guards lodge complaints against Amazon for discrimination

The retail giant denies Islamophobia despite workers' complaints. | VICE (Motherboard)

‘I’ve never been normal again’: Indonesian women risk health to supply palm oil to the West

Without proper protective equipment on oil palm plantations, women are risking their health to produce a commodity so heavily used in the west | STAT News

These Burmese palm oil workers say they're trapped on plantations

How Myanmar's oil palm industry funnels workers into a multi-billion dollar illegal seafood industry | Public Radio International

A makeover for the world's most hated crop

Oil palm has a reputation as an environmental menace. Can the latest genetic research change that? | Nature

Womb zoom

What advances in fetal and newborn imaging have revealed | Nature Medicine [PDF]

Carbon monoxide is toxic. This doctor is out to prove it's also therapeutic

Researchers have found a surprising use for a noxious gas | STAT News

An antidote for carbon monoxide poisoning?

Repurposed molecule saves mice from gas poisoning | Science Magazine

Two sides of one mask

A painted wooden clam mask celebrates the home and history of the Heiltsuk First Nation | Hakai Magazine

The social network in your gut

Many bacteria swap DNA freely — sometimes with disastrous results for humans | The New Yorker

Why Myanmar jailed mangrove activists

A feature story on why one Burmese activist got arrested for regrowing mangroves | JSTOR Daily

Is crowdfunding an OK way to raise money for Zika research?

Lots of researchers want to study Zika, but there's one problem: money | NPR

Only one country offers universal health care to all migrants

Thailand strives to provide equitable health coverage to migrants and refugees, regardless of their legal status. But what does this policy actually look like in practice? | NPR

A hope for Thailand's shrimp farms

A novel closed-loop design seems to be helping one Thai shrimp farmer fend off a deadly disease | Hakai Magazine

 

An energetic solution

Boosting bacteria's metabolism could help thwart antibiotic resistance [Subscription required] | Discover Magazine

 

Krill seekers

How a tiny crustacean reinvigorated Antarctic research | Hakai Magazine

Seattle's absurd, discriminatory trans bathroom panic

A series of bills in the Washington State legislature could make it permissible for anyone to stop transgender people using the public restroom of their choice | The Daily Beast

Bias against genetic case reports might compromise medicine

When n=1 matters in the field of clinical genetics | Nature Medicine [PDF]

Starting up and spinning out: the changing nature of partnerships between pharma and academia

A feature exploring current trends in partnerships between academia and industry | Nature Medicine [PDF]

Bomb explodes near busy Bangkok crossroads; at least 19 killed

Contributed reporting to the Washington Post's coverage of the Bangkok bombing | Washington Post

Going batty: studying natural reservoirs to inform drug development

A news feature on what scientists can learn from studying the immune system of bats - and that of other natural reservoirs - to design drugs against infectious diseases | Nature Medicine [PDF]

Challenge accepted: human challenge trials for dengue

A feature on what scientists can learn from giving healthy volunteers dengue | Nature Medicine [PDF]

The promise of sewage

Can clues in our sewage help epidemiologists? | JSTOR Daily

Binding time — not just affinity — gains stature in drug design

It's not just how tightly a drug binds to its target, but for how long | Nature Medicine [PDF]

New consent requirements for newborn screening raises concerns

Changes to a law regarding newborn screening could delay detection and treatment of rare diseases in babies | Nature Medicine [PDF]

I quit grad school and it's ok

I take a moment to reflect on what quitting my PhD program meant for me and my career | Hippo Reads

Can soil microbes help save world hunger?

A feature story exploring if bacteria could hold the answer to feeding the world | JSTOR Daily

In New York bay, humpback whales make a dramatic comeback

Humpback whales haven't been seen in NYC bay since Columbus' day; what brings them back? | DiscoverMagazine.com

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