On Wednesday, the National Institutes of Health announced it would finally send the remaining research chimpanzees into retirement as soon as room opens up in a federal sanctuary.
In a letter to the National Institutes of Health, Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards says the non-profit will no longer accept reimbursement for fetal tissue donations. Richards writes that her goal is to remove the “smokescreen” being used to attack both PP and legal abortion services.
Bentley, the cute dog of the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas, Texas, is not infected with the virus. He’ll live guys, he’ll live. However, Nina Pham, his owner, is still in quarantine while the family of Amber Vinson, the second nurse who contracted the disease in Texas, say she’s cured.
For many reasons, plenty of which will make your blood pressure escalate to dangerous rage-stroke-zone levels, scientific researchers often default to male subjects for their studies. Hopefully some cold, hard cash can help change that.
Just one day after the 25th World AIDS Day, President Obama announced an initiative to find a cure for HIV infections that would be funded by $100 million shifted from existing spending. "The United States should be at the forefront of new discoveries into how to put people into long-term remission without requiring…
We are so often told about the various substances that are slowly killing us or otherwise ruining our bodies, so to receive even a tiny piece of good news about coffee practically seems like a gift from God himself. Here you go: A new study has found that drinking coffee is linked with living longer. Rejoice! He might…
A new study has revealed some disturbing information about race and science: black scientists are less likely than white ones to win grants from the National Institutes of Health, even if they have similar levels of experience.