The Science Behind the Headlines
Cracking the Circadian Code The most recent WEEKLY described the molecular basis of circadian rhythm, the internal 24-hour clock that governs many of our biological processes. Disrupting this cycle over the long term is linked to diseases including obesity, diabetes,...read more
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AND THE BEAT GOES ON Earlier this week, most areas of North America and Europe observed the annual ritual of “springing forward.” People started setting their clocks ahead one hour in the U.S. in 1918. The federal government aimed to save electricity and increase...read more
Biotech for Non-Scientists
Medical Devices & Diagnostics
A New Type of Liquid Biopsy Biopsy. It can bring to mind painful cutting, punching and poking. Thankfully, these important and potentially life-saving procedures have moved into the new millennium along with the rest of us. Liquid biopsies have become a hot area of...read more