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A new approach to Alzheimer’s is unfolding
Despite decades of scientific struggle, progress been excruciatingly slow. But the tide is turning.

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Lab-grown mini lungs could accelerate the study of respiratory diseases  
The labs of Ali Brivanlou and Charles M. Rice collaborated to refine a cell culture technology platform that grows genetically identical lung buds from human embryonic stem cells.

Rockefeller's Jue Chen smiles in her office
The shape of things to come
Thanks to cryo-em, the breakthroughs are coming faster than ever for Jue Chen. She explains the exciting applications for medicine and science.

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The clearest snapshot of human genomic diversity ever taken
The human reference genome has always been a remarkable but flawed tool. A new "pangenome" aims to correct its oversights and omissions.

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Behind the formation and protection of microtubules
Research shed light on the process by which the γ-Tubulin Ring Complex stabilizes microtubules, which may inform the study of developmental diseases and cancers.

Latest awards & honors

Priya Rajasethupathy receives the MIND Prize
April 25, 2023
Mary E. Hatten elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 19, 2023

Rockefeller in the news

The New York Times
Is This Octopus Having a Nightmare?
May 25, 2023
A Mutation Turned Ants Into Parasites in One Generation
May 8, 2023
Every Base Everywhere All at Once: Pangenomics Comes of Age
April 18, 2023
Scientific American
These Doctors Fought the Federal Bureau of Narcotics to Treat Addiction—With Drugs
April 13, 2023

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Meet the researchers working at the forefront, and learn how their work is driving science for the benefit for humanity.
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