• May 18, 2017 |  The Pulse

    How a gene editing tool went from labs to a middle school classroom

    It seems just like yesterday that the gene editing tool called CRISPR Cas9 burst into the science community with seemingly endless options and opportu...
  • May 18, 2017 |  The Pulse

    Without medical support, DIY detox often fails

    Kicking an addictive painkiller habit often requires prescriptions and counseling.
  • May 18, 2017 |  The Pulse

    With the click of a button, birders become citizen scientists

    Ornithologists are getting research help from more than 630,000 people around the world who use the eBird app.
  • May 18, 2017 |  The Pulse

    What's in the pot in your pot brownie?

    After years of DIY trial and error, marijuana breeders are using science to validate the potency and purity of their cannabis.
  • May 11, 2017 |  The Pulse

    Angel investors are the first stop in a new era of drug development

    Once a month, 40 or so executive types break from their regular routines to meet up for the day. There's schmoozing, a catered lunch, and of cour...
  • May 19, 2017

    In one Alabama community, environmental justice is hard to find

    A group of African-American landowners filed a civil rights complaint over a landfill. It took EPA more than a decade to quietly close the case.
  • May 11, 2017 |  The Pulse

    No money, no science: what if researchers lose support?

    Climate scientist Ben Horton came from England to work in the United States because of the strength of the science here. Now, he's leaving.
  • May 11, 2017 |  The Pulse

    This research subject calls himself a 'professional guinea pig'

    Alex Spencer has earned thousands of dollars as a research subject.
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