News & Opinion
Top 10 Innovations
Cell & Molecular Biology
Disease & Medicine
Ecology & Environment
Genetics & Genomics
Pharma & Biotech
Image of the Day
Scientists Unite to Save “Monkey Island” After Hurricane Maria
Shawna Williams | Feb 1, 2018
Puerto Rico’s Cayo Santiago has hosted decades of research in cognition, primatology, immunization, and other areas.
Operation Monkey Rescue
Staff | Jan 31, 2018
Meet the people trying to save a research colony of rhesus macaques living on a small island off the coast of hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico.
Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Damage May Mean Drug Shortages
Ashley P. Taylor | Oct 11, 2017
Three weeks after Hurricane Maria hit the island, pharmaceutical plants are not back up to speed.
How Animals and Plants Weather Hurricanes
Ashley Yeager | Oct 6, 2017
Studies suggest not all critters fare well in extreme weather, though some thrive.
University of Puerto Rico Closed After Hurricane Maria
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 25, 2017
The pause on campus operations, which could last a month, is just one example of the hurricane’s devastation.
Research Labs Evacuate Ahead of Irma
Staff | Sep 7, 2017
Scientists leave behind ongoing experiments as the Category 5 hurricane whips through the Caribbean and heads toward the U.S. mainland.