Life Sciences

  • Benioff Ocean Initiative awards first grants for project to curtail collisions between ships and whales
  • Researchers use gene editing to control disease-causing mosquitoes, thanks to a multimillion-dollar DARPA contract
  • Stem cell advance brings bioengineered arteries closer to reality
  • Alzheimer’s researchers begin to unravel how the protein tau transitions from soluble liquid to solid fibrous tangle
  • Ocean vital signs are stable, but bill of health isn’t clean, concludes a multiyear global assessment
  • With a high degree of accuracy, scientists’ neural network model can predict melanoma from images