Dari Drozhzhina The ‘Monument to an Anonymous Peer Reviewer’ was unveiled at a ceremony at Moscow’s Higher School of Economics on 26 May. A 1.5-tonne stone tribute to peer review … Read More
NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/ Roman Tkachenko The Juno spacecraft is equipped with instruments that can pierce the swirling clouds that surround Jupiter. The sharpest look yet at Jupiter has revealed a number of … Read More
Steve Gschmeissner/Science Photo Library Colorectal-cancer cells may have met their match in a treatment just approved by US regulators. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued its first … Read More
Joe Raedle/Getty Images The programme currently funds vaccinations for uninsured children. As Republican politicians in Congress push to repeal the health-insurance reforms enacted by former President Barack Obama, public-health advocates … Read More
Gemini Observatory/AURA/Lynette Cook/SPL The cloud of dust and debris around a star can give rise to a new type of celestial object during planet formation. Rocky planets, including Earth, endure … Read More
There is growing evidence that DNA methylation might contribute to obesity. Candidate gene methylation studies in animal models and humans have demonstrated methylation changes in promoters of various genes that … Read More
UT Health San Antonio researchers discovered epigenetic changes that contribute to one-fifth of cases of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), an aggressive cancer that arises out of the blood-forming cells in … Read More
The health of children’s bones could be determined before they are born, a new study has shown.