Mutations may play an important role in autism

A recent study has reported how mutations that occur after conception may play an important role in autism. The...

Production, use and fate of all plastics ever made

We are facing an environmental disaster, another environmental disaster. A recent attempt to quanity the sheer...

Site selection - getting it right

High functioning investigator sites are essential to the delivery of a successful clinical trial. But not all sites...

Watch cancer spread cell by cell

A method that images cancer at the single-cell level has been developed by researchers in Japan. The technique uses...

A guide to handling rejection

All authors get some form of rejection from a journal at some point in their careers. Do you amend the paper, based...

A 100 micro-needle patch promises painless jabs

Not everyonelikes injections. Here is an alternative. A simple to apply patch about the size of a thumbprint that...

Effective weight loss: hit the vegetables

It seems that those wanting to lose wight not only lose it more effectively but also demonstrate a healthier...

Be the cool kid at congress....

Posters are an excellent opportunity to showcase your work, stimulate feedback and build your research network. But...

Robin Hood or robber baron?

Many, if not all, scientists have suffered the frustration of not being able to access all the available information...

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