Lauren R. Weinstein is a cartoonist, cartooning teacher, and avid gardener who lives in scenic Maplewood, New Jersey. She is currently working on a teenage memoir entitled How to Draw a Nose.
A Universal Cancer Treatment?
A medicine that disrupts the DNA replication of cancer cells may be within reach.
After 100 Years of Research, Autism Remains a Puzzle
One geneticist is determined to piece together the causes.
Embryo Cells Set Patterns for Growth by Pushing and Pulling
Patterns that guide the development of feathers and other features can be set by mechanical forces in the embryo, not just by gradients of chemicals.
Life’s First Peptides May Have Grown on RNA Strands
RNA and peptides coevolving in the primordial world might have jointly served as a precursor to the modern ribosome.
The Race to Protect Sweet Corn
Breeding a variety that can withstand disease and taste better, too.