Systemic Racism in the Sciences Requires Structural Solutions
Photo credit: Now is the time for decisive, systemic, evidence-based action to combat structural racism in the sciences, urged several speakers at the AAAS Science and Technology Policy Forum.
Aspirin Reverse Chemotherapy Resistance in Breast Cancer Cells and Mice
Photo credit: Aspirin weakened molecular drug pumps in the cells, making them more sensitive to chemotherapy.
City Day Care Yards with Forest Floors Boosted Children's Immune Systems
Photo credit: Children in the transformed day care centers had more diverse skin and gut bacteria and a stronger presence of anti-inflammatory proteins.
AAAS Fellow Receives Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Development of CRISPR
Photo credit: Jennifer Doudna, right, helped develop CRISPR, a genome editor vastly cheaper, faster and more precise than those that preceded it.
Communication Changes Improve Court Attendance, Reduce Arrests
Photo credit: A redesign of the court summons and text reminders decreased the percentage of people who failed to appear for their court dates.
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