The prize recipient discovered a mechanism of tissue repair that she harnessed to restore visual function in old, blind mice with retinal disease.
Warmer-than-normal nights are disturbing sleep, particularly during the summer and among elderly and lower-income individuals, according to research published in the 26 May issue of Science Advances.
Synthetic biology promises to revolutionize cancer care by offering permanent cures to patients with historically untreatable malignancies. Yet policy and regulation must keep pace with rapidly advancing research to allow new treatments to be made available worldwide, said Carl June during the plenary address at Science Diplomacy 2017, the third annual conference by AAAS’ Center for Science Diplomacy. The conference was held on March 29 at AAAS headquarters in Washington.