Monthly Archives: March 2016
Cell lines are among the most valuable tools in a biologist’s arsenal. But with recent studies suggesting that as many as 1 in 6 researchers are working with cells that are corrupted or contaminated, drastic changes are needed to preserve the integrity of biological research. Sam Fraser explains more.1
In support of Brain Awareness Week, we’re highlighting some of the amazing benefits of brain research and showcasing the progress being made by researchers around the world (learn more here). Molecular Brain today publishes research exploring the molecular basis of gender differences in dementia, focusing on Alzheimer’s with cerebrovascular disease. Co-author Xavier Gallart-Palau explains more in this guest blog.
In support of Brain Awareness Week
, we’re highlighting some of the amazing benefits of brain research and showcasing the progress being made by researchers around the world (learn more here). In this blog, Helena Ledmyr tells us about her current role at the International Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility and how neuroinformatics is so fundamental to the progress of brain research.
This week marks the launch of Marine Biodiversity Records at BioMed Central, official journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. Marine Biodiversity Records was launched as a subscription journal in 2008, however from 2016 onwards it will be publishing wholly Open Access. Matt Frost, Deputy Director at the MBA, told us a little more about the society, the journal and why they’ve decided to go Open Access…