It’s official: China has eliminated malaria

It’s official: China has eliminated malaria

The World Health Organization (WHO) today is certifying China as free of malaria, after a decadeslong effort drove an estimated annual toll of 30 million cases in the 1940s, including 300,000 deaths, to zero in 2017. Along the way, China developed new surveillance techniques, medicines, 

Shocking reveal: You’re allowed to quit your Ph.D.

Shocking reveal: You’re allowed to quit your Ph.D.

I’m pretty sure many graduate students have, at some point in their careers, considered dropping out of grad school. For some, that moment came at the end of another botched experiment, or maybe after an undeserved berating from their thesis adviser, or when they realized 

Austin’s new, independent Forensic Science Department nearing deadline to open

Austin’s new, independent Forensic Science Department nearing deadline to open

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin’s new Forensic Science Department won’t be established as an independent entity, separate from the Austin Police Department as soon as expected. Earlier this year, Austin City Council voted to move $12 million out of the Austin Police Department’s budget in order to create 

U.S. House backs higher spending levels for NSF and DOE science

U.S. House backs higher spending levels for NSF and DOE science

It was a good day for science in the U.S. House of Representatives. In back-to-back votes last night, members overwhelmingly approved two bills that would authorize massive spending increases at the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science. One 

Santiago Schnell appointed dean of Notre Dame’s College of Science

Santiago Schnell appointed dean of Notre Dame’s College of Science

Santiago Schnell, chair of the Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan Medical School, has been appointed the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame by University President Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C. Schnell’s appointment 

Creating Innovation Clusters is Part-Art, Part-Science

Creating Innovation Clusters is Part-Art, Part-Science

The life science industry has undergone a remarkable expansion and maturity worldwide over the last decade. Funding – from life science corporates, venture capital (VC) and governments – has risen steadily over this period, while new technologies have sparked innovations and breakthroughs across biotech, pharmaceuticals 

ADA Science & Research Institute’s mission helps the dentists of today and tomorrow

ADA Science & Research Institute’s mission helps the dentists of today and tomorrow

Providing indispensable scientific resources. Publishing ground-breaking research. Conducting rigorous product testing. What do these all have in common? They are all daily and timely impacts engineered by the ADA Science & Research Institute, which leads the way by being on the tech- and science-focused cutting edge 

Black hole at center of swirling new women-in-science mural

Black hole at center of swirling new women-in-science mural

Astrophysicist Chung-Pei Ma at the University of California, Berkeley, has studied black holes for decades and has dreamed of cruising by one in a spaceship to check out how black they really are. Though she has never gotten that close to a black hole, she