How to Remove Gender Bias in Your Life Science Hiring Strategy

The field of life science has a better rate of female recruitment and promotion than the rest of the STEM industries, but there still remains significant work to be done. Women typically have to work harder to prove themselves and still face bias in the workplace, particularly when it comes to work life balance. Recruiting […]

Cancer cells ‘remove blindfold’ to spread

Cancer cells. Credit: Dr. Cecil Fox, National Cancer Institute Cancer cells spread by switching on and off abilities to sense their surroundings, move, hide and grow new tumors, a new study has found. This sensitivity to their surroundings is the key ability that makes small numbers of cancer cells better at spreading than other cells […]

Scientists remove 98 ‘murder hornets’ in Washington state

by Nicholas K. Geranios Scientists removed 98 so-called murder hornets from a nest discovered near the Canadian border in Washington state over the weekend, including 13 that were captured live in a net, the state Department of Agriculture said Monday. The other 85 Asian giant hornets were vacuumed into a special container when the first […]

Engineers devise new method to remove harmful E. coli from water

Escherichia coli. Credit: Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIAID, NIH Engineers at Monash University have come up with an improved method to remove potentially deadly bacteria, such as E. coli, from water using graphitic carbon nitride and sunlight. The international team, led by Professor Xiwang Zhang in Monash University’s Department of Chemical Engineering, combined graphitic carbon nitride […]