LA Review of BooksHow Chinese medicine uses the potency of herbs.
Bulletin Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center (DF/BWCC) opens New England’s first adult Cancer Diagnostic Service.
HealthHub Medical Mysteries is a column about the diagnosis of complicated medical cases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
HealthHub In this article, learn how Susan Lynch, a cyclist with the Brigham Health Race Across America team, switched to mountain biking after her doctor told her to stop running.
VICE How childhood trauma can contribute to developing cancer as an adult.
New Scientist Magazine I don’t have a mind’s eye, so what's going on inside my head?
Paradigm Magazine Two intrepid scientists and one elusive flatworm introduce a new model organism to the field of regenerative biology.
Penn State News Anxiety sensitivity, or the fear of feeling anxious, may put people who are already above-average worriers at risk for depression.
Penn State News Adding cerium oxide to phosphate glass may make eyeglasses that block ultraviolet light and have increased radiation damage resistance.
Penn State News Self-propagating worms are malicious computer programs that can spread throughout networks without human control.
Penn State News Spider mites are being biologically controlled in Pennsylvania apple orchards with two tiny insects known to be natural predators.
Whitehead Pulse Cancer biologist and founding faculty member of the Whitehead Institute, Dr. Robert Weinberg, discusses breast cancer and the long-term effects of declining federal funds for biomedical research.
Whitehead PulseWhitehead Institute hosts CampBio, a week-long science program that brings local middle school students to Whitehead to learn first-hand how researchers answer biology’s most challenging questions.
Whitehead Pulse Dr. Jing-Ke Weng studies the chemical diversity of plants and has initiated several ambitious projects in his first months at Whitehead Institute, including his personal quest to demystify ancient herbal medicines.
Whitehead Pulse Seventeen junior detectives were on the case as participants in "Get a Clue: CSI and the Science of Forensics," a four-day workshop at Whitehead Institute that used a fictitious crime to teach forensic science to 7th and 8th graders.
Whitehead Pulse Twenty-nine Fellows celebrate the 30th anniversary of the renowned Whitehead Fellows Program.
Whitehead Pulse Three Whitehead Institute postdocs are leaving this fall for tenure-track positions at leading institutions. Common among them is remarkable drive and talent. But they also share the same leader – Susan Lindquist.
Eureka When you think genius, you think of Albert Einstein. It’s no surprise then that after his death, every scientist under the sun wanted to see what made his supremely advanced organ tick.