Privileged researchers are over-represented in open access literature

Male STEM researchers at prestigious institutions are more able than others to make their papers open access

New cell biology tool brings protein studies out of the dark

LightR uses blue light to switch proteins on and off, allowing researchers to look at their functions in cells

A version of this article originally appeared on Undark

In the future, lab animals will live in computer chips, not cages

One lab's rodent surgeon thinks there are better ways to model human disease

Open access publishing is gaining steam, and the National Cancer Institute is now on board

NCI joins Science Europe and the University of California system in making bold moves toward open access

RelativelyRisky points out the fine print in medical studies

This new Twitter account skewers our misunderstanding of absolute risk

Neuroscience should take sex differences in the brain more seriously

Diseases like Alzheimer's and schizophrenia manifest differently in men and women, and that's important to know

The medical jump from mice to humans just got easier

Machine learning technology could help researchers determine what mouse data are useful when designing human clinical trials

A new comprehensive report shows how women in STEM face huge disadvantages

A prestigious medical journal provides overwhelming evidence for systemic barriers

X-rays of different skeletons with cancerous growth visible.

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We can detect and treat it better than ever, but preventing cancer is still far out of reach

The search for clues has led researchers to study animals who don't develop cancer at all

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Mouth-watering flavor is harder to engineer than we hoped

Cultured meat is making rapid advances, but there's still a long way to go