National Institutes of Health
‘Mutant Rabbit’ Lost By University of Michigan Laboratory, FOIA Docs Show
The University of Michigan was home to a series of animal deaths in 2018.
the anti-science presidency
You Should Be Mad As Hell That Trump Wants to Cut Research Grants
If you're ever going to be sick or old, this affects you.
Newly Released Documents Reveal NFL Doctors Used Donations To Influence 2012 Government Led CTE Discussions
In May, a Congressional report found the NFL had unethically tried to influence the NIH. But that was only the tip of the iceberg.
Bodybuilders Find a New Way to Get Bigger: Reading
The bros of r/steroids have discovered open access health research.
Oliver Lee Bateman
The Federal Government Is Studying How Drunk Men Look at Women
The federal government is hoping that a study of drunk men's eye movements will help to reveal the role alcohol plays in gender relations and sexual violence against women.
HIV Researcher Going to Prison for Lying About How Good His Vaccine Was
Dong-Pyou Han spiked HIV-infected rabbit blood with human antibodies to prove his vaccine showed promise.
Forget Fingerprints—in the Future We'll Be Identified by Gut Bacteria
Scientists have shown for the first time that people can be identified with unique microbial “fingerprints.”
What Is CRISPR/Cas9 and Why Is It Suddenly Everywhere?
The controversial gene editing technique is three years old, but just catching on in the mainstream now.
Human Trials for Two New Ebola Vaccines Just Began in Liberia
As the rate of new Ebola cases in West Africa drops to its lowest point since June, 600 volunteers in Liberia are beginning trials for two potential vaccines.
The NFL's Anti-Weed Policy Even Extends to Drugs That Could Prevent Brain Damage
A company is working with the federal government to develop a drug derived from cannabis that may prevent certain neurological disorders, but the NFL has been reluctant to lend its support.
In a New Trial, Doctors Will Try to Rid Babies of HIV Within Hours of Birth
Immediate antiretroviral therapy has previously been successful in treating HIV.
There's No Cure For Ebola Yet — But There Is an Experimental Serum
American aid workers who contracted the Hemorrhagic fever have shown marked improvement after being given the experimental treatment.