Articles Tagged with “BASIC RESEARCH”

Most genetic research has focused people of European descent. Some are fighting to bring discarded data from other groups back to the table.

The model tissues, barely a decade old, have become more clever and complex—and increasingly useful.

Medical journals have a blind spot when it comes to race. But a blueprint for change is beginning to emerge.

Genetically engineered microbes could create miniature drug factories inside the gut. Do the benefits outweigh the risks?

Can studying salamanders and spiny mice help humans grow new limbs? Answer: It’s complicated.

For decades, researchers have looked at social factors to explain the greater presence of disease in Black populations. But the stress of experiencing racism causes great harm, too.

Mini gut models give scientists a front row seat to some of the most puzzling pathogen behaviors.

A wave of research shows how a pregnancy can be put at risk by drinking, diet and exposures to toxins—on the part of the male.

More research into coordination disorders shows why some children are more prone to trip, fumble and spill the milk.