Artificial Wombs and Spider Silk Hearts! Sci-Fi Biotech is Here

Artificial womb to serve as a surrogate mother, a heart made of spider silk protein, a nose “growing”... Read more

New Gene Therapy Gives Hope To People Born With Inherited Eye Disorder

The first successful gene therapy for an inherited form of blindness was recently reviewedby an expert panel of advisers... Read more

The Chemistry of Broccoli

Broccoli, like other green vegetables, gets greener when you start cooking it. Why is this, and why does... Read more

Genetically Modified Chickens Lay Cancer-Fighting Eggs

Researchers from Japan have bred genetically engineered chickens that lay eggs carrying interferon beta, a protein known to fight... Read more

The Man Who Tried to Read All the Books in the World

One man’s quest to create a library of everything, 500 years before Google Books was conceived, foreshadowed the... Read more

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Management of Marine Plastic Debris

The book addresses the global problem of marine plastic debris (MPD), a waste created by human activities in... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

Engineering Neural Tissue from Stem Cells

Dr. Willerth has brought together the main themes underlying tissue engineering in the central nervous system, with a... Read more

Biomedicine & Biochemistry

AAT Deficiency (AATD): Pursuing the Cure for the “Alphas”

Alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) is a protein produced by the liver with remarkable anti-inflammatory properties. AAT deficiency (AATD) is... Read more

Alternative & Renewable Energy

100% Renewable by 2050: The Technology Already Exists to Make it Happen

Most of the world could switch to 100% renewable energy by 2050, creating millions of jobs, saving millions... Read more


What if the Path Not Taken Is the Path to Discovery?

ScienceDirect Topics is a research enhancement that brings the path of discovery to you. Read more

Pharmaceutical Sciences

Top 10 Pharmaceutical Science Topics Your Peers Are Researching

Learn the lingo: We break down the top 10 topics and terms that pharmacists and pharmaceutical science researchers are viewing… Read more

Plant & Animal Sciences

Top 10 Animal Science Topics Your Peers Are Researching

Learn the lingo: We break down the top 10 topics and terms that animal science students and researchers are viewing… Read more

Economics & Finance; Social Sciences

The Penny May Be Worthless, But Let’s Keep It Anyway

Governments have long waged a war on cash in an attempt to curb terrorism and tax evasion. Their focus has typically... Read more

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