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Trump administration will no longer waive sanctions for project... [Read More]
Rapid development of a vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a global imperative, and defining the stakes and potential hurdles is critical because... [Read More]
As the pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome–coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) continues to cause worldwide upheaval, scientists are racing to find appropriate animal models to... [Read More]
Remote modulation of cell signaling has biological ramifications across the cellular, tissue, and organismal levels, with applications as diverse as medicine and biomanufacturing. External approaches... [Read More]
World-celebrated observational astronomer and astrophysicist Eleanor Margaret Burbidge (known as Margaret) died on 5 April at age 100. Margaret was a brilliant researcher, innovator, leader,... [Read More]
When two French doctors recently discussed the ease of conducting clinical research on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in African nations, with an insinuation that ethical... [Read More]
Are the rates at which we observe ice shelves shrinking today representative of how fast they shrank in the past? Dowdeswell et al. report observations... [Read More]
The intensity and frequency of the strongest cyclones east of Taiwan have increased over the past several decades as the climate has warmed. Zhang et... [Read More]
Bacteria are well-known residents in human tumors, but whether their presence is advantageous to the tumors or to the bacteria themselves has been unclear. As... [Read More]
Cytotoxic T cells and natural killer cells use several strategies to kill infected or transformed cells. One such pathway entails the delivery of a family... [Read More]
Cytotoxic lymphocytes, including natural killer (NK) cells and cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs or CD8+ T cells), mediate antiviral and antitumoral immunity. Target cell killing by... [Read More]
Chemical protein synthesis allows the systematic incorporation of one or more unnatural amino acids at precise locations along a protein backbone that enable structure-function relationship... [Read More]
Glaciers and ice sheets that extended from land into the ocean left traces behind on the seafloor called submarine glacial landforms. If mapped in sufficient... [Read More]
Spin glasses that form in disordered materials such as magnetic alloys have locally varying magnetic patterns, and their spin relaxation occurs over time scales spanning... [Read More]
Postdoctoral researchers play a crucial role in many research groups, serving as mentors, teachers, and leaders as they develop their skills and prepare for scientific... [Read More]
With a vaccine for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) likely more than a year away, we must identify effective therapies for patients now. One promising approach... [Read More]
Solid-phase peptide synthesis of homogeneous peptides longer than about 50 amino acids has been a long-standing challenge because of inefficient coupling and side reactions. Hartrampf... [Read More]
Even before the pandemic brought many institutions to an abrupt standstill, a number of indicators—from fertility rates to GDP growth—suggested that human progress has slowed... [Read More]
In the face of a dire planetary prognosis, American politicians in the 1980s faced a simple question: Act now, or wait and see? These are... [Read More]
A social media platform for online education, a smart cane that warns visually impaired users of objects along their path, and a mobile app that... [Read More]
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