Medical research

Mapping the gut microbiome to better understand its role in obesity

Several recent science studies have claimed that the gut microbiome—the diverse array of bacteria that live in the stomach and intestines—may be to blame for obesity. But Katherine Pollard, PhD, a senior investigator ...

Medications

Researchers find model system to study promising cancer drug

Researchers have found that the budding yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) is an acceptable model system to study KP1019, an anti-cancer drug that uses ruthenium, a rare metal, a new study found. Researchers had previously ...