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Theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli receives 2024 Lewis Thomas Prize

The author of There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness was presented with Rockefeller’s prestigious science writing award on April 9.

The SNF Institute for Global Infectious Disease Research announces new advisory board

SNFiRU, which aims to better understand the agents that cause infectious disease and to lower barriers to treatment and prevention globally, launched numerous initiatives in its inaugural year.

New Mtb study offers a novel paradigm for understanding bacterial transcription

A novel sequencing technique reveals a genetic trick TB may be using to evade the immune system and resist antibiotics.

A pioneering way to target the culprit behind a deadly liver cancer

Researchers have translated a cutting-edge tactic for treating genetic disorders into a fresh approach for potentially stymying cancer.  

Vitamin A may play a central role in stem cell biology and wound repair

Retinoic acid, the active state of Vitamin A, appears to regulate how stem cells enter and exit a transient state central to their role in wound repair.

New study on mating behaviors offers clues into the evolution of attraction

In examining the mating rituals of roundworms, researchers uncovered a unique approach to reproduction that maximizes genetic fitness.

Universal tool for tracking cell-to-cell interactions

uLIPSTIC, an updated method for directly observing physical interactions between cells, could allow scientists to one day map every possible cell interaction.

Innovative microscopy tech answers fundamental questions

A powerful tool captures data from an unprecedented 1 million neurons simultaneously, painting a much fuller picture of brain dynamics.

Rogue enzymes cause numerous diseases. A new method could help design drugs to treat them.

A novel platform allows researchers to directly target enzymes implicated in infectious diseases, several genetic disorders, and some cancers for the first time.

David J. Lyons, former vice president for business and finance, has passed away

Known for his dedication, keen financial sense, and community spirit, Lyons served the university for decades.