Drug Development

Ask Your Doctor About... One of the largest and most rapidly expanding areas of research is drug development. Though the morbidity of infectious diseases plummeted in the latter half of the 20th century, the...

Will the Moonshot to End Cancer Take Off?

If you were one of the millions of Americans who tuned into the final State of the Union given by President Obama this past January, you know it contained references to American leadership and innovation, as we...

The Possibility of Work-Life Balance in Science

This past summer one of my good friends managed to secure an internship at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes conducting biomedical research. He was thrilled at the opportunity for career exploration and ment...

Life: A Space Case

Are we alone in the universe? It is a question that humans have been asking since we first looked up at the stars and up until recently it has been a subject of mere speculation. However, upon the discovery of ...