Publishing: The peer-review scam

When a handful of authors were caught reviewing their own papers, it exposed weaknesses in modern publishing...

Fragile X study offers hope of new autism treatment

People affected by a common inherited form of autism could be helped by a drug that is being tested as a treatment...

Protein structure 'holds key to heart muscle disease'

Researchers, including some from King's College London, say they now understand why faulty alpha-actinin stops...

Scientists develop process that turns human waste into rocket fuel

Researchers from the University of Florida say they have found a way to put this waste to use; they can convert it...

Artificial pancreas better than pump for managing type 1 diabetes

A trial of two types of external artificial pancreas shows they are both better at keeping glucose levels stable...

Go Tell the World

Citizens of democratic societies are increasingly demanding transparency, whether in politics, public services or...

Cancer thunderstorms

Have you ever heard of cancer thunderstorms? It is the latest concept in cancer genomics.

Change: a clinical constant

Time never stands still in the pharmaceutical industry and nowhere is this more true than in the reporting of...

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