Vaginal microbiome-host interactions modeled in a human vagina-on-a-chip

A dominance of non-iners Lactobacillus species in the vaginal microbiome is optimal and strongly associated with gynecological and obstetric health

U of Nebraska Regents Fire Tenured Professor

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents voted unanimously to fire Julie Stone, an associate professor of biochemistry at the Lincoln campus.

The germinal centre B cell response to SARS-CoV-2

The germinal center (GC) response is critical for the generation of affinity-matured plasma cells and memory B cells capable of mediating long-term protective immunity.

Why Do Viruses Jump from Animals to Humans?

Several viruses regularly jump from wild animals to humans, but not all of them are dangerous. SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus causing COVID-19, has a deadly combination of high transmissibility and disease severity, which has led to a full-blown pandemic. For this post, we invited

Judge orders OSU cancer researcher to pay $1 million to lawyers from failed libel suit

Lawyers who represented Carlo Croce, a cancer researcher at The Ohio State University in Columbus, in failed libel and defamation suits

The FDA no longer requires all drugs to be tested on animals before human trials

A new U.S. law has eliminated the requirement that drugs in development must undergo testing in animals before being given to participants in human trials. Animal rights advocates have long pushed for such a move, and some in the pharmaceutical industry have argued

How to make the most of LinkedIn

A guide to surviving and thriving on the business world’s favourite social network