Gender discrimination in science doesn’t just affect women scientists. It also skews the results of animal research, as a new paper out this week describes. Animals used in experiments are still overwhelmingly male, thanks to outdated stereotypes that hormones like estrogen can distort an experiment’s findings

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The race for the cure to aging sparks hope and hype among top scientists — plus billions of dollars in investment.

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Kim Cooper and Hannah Grunwald write, “As mouse geneticists, we spend a lot of time waiting for mice to make more mice.”

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Advance reveals genetic factors that require mammals to reproduce using two sexes

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Nearly 40 years after surgeons first operated on fetuses to cure devastating abnormalities, researchers have taken the first step toward curing genetic disease before birth via genome editing: scientists reported on Monday

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With a built-in supply of a powerful cocaine-chomping enzyme, the transplant might also curb addiction

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Mice Against Ticks

August 23, 2018

Q&A with a panel of experts, including our Ruth Faden, to discuss Mice Against Ticks, a community-guided project which aims to reduce the number disease-carrying ticks on Nantucket

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