A gut feeling: Understanding how our gut microbiome communicates with our immune system

An international team of scientists has identified a new connection between certain molecules produced by the microbiome and the function of a protein that impacts gut inflammation.

The vast majority of genes have been tied to cancer — and that can complicate research

João Pedro de Magalhães scours the human genome for clues that might help us understand why people age and what we might do to stop that. Without fail, each time he’s done one of these studies, nearly every gene ends up having some kind of link to cancer. “Always,” he said. “You always have some […]

Managing water resources in a low-to-no-snow future

A new analysis finds that if greenhouse gas emissions continue along the high-emissions scenario, low-to-no-snow winters will become a regular occurrence in the western U.S. in 35 to 60 years.

Managing water resources in a low-to-no-snow future

A new analysis finds that if greenhouse gas emissions continue along the high-emissions scenario, low-to-no-snow winters will become a regular occurrence in the western U.S. in 35 to 60 years.

Managing water resources in a low-to-no-snow future

A new analysis finds that if greenhouse gas emissions continue along the high-emissions scenario, low-to-no-snow winters will become a regular occurrence in the western U.S. in 35 to 60 years.

Managing water resources in a low-to-no-snow future

A new analysis finds that if greenhouse gas emissions continue along the high-emissions scenario, low-to-no-snow winters will become a regular occurrence in the western U.S. in 35 to 60 years.

Managing water resources in a low-to-no-snow future

A new analysis finds that if greenhouse gas emissions continue along the high-emissions scenario, low-to-no-snow winters will become a regular occurrence in the western U.S. in 35 to 60 years.

Managing water resources in a low-to-no-snow future

A new analysis finds that if greenhouse gas emissions continue along the high-emissions scenario, low-to-no-snow winters will become a regular occurrence in the western U.S. in 35 to 60 years.