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July 21, 2021

Feature: Quest for Research Freedom Fuels African Biotech Boom

By Linda Nordling

Tired of dancing to the tunes of international funders, and doubtful that long-promised national grants will come, a handful of African biomedical scientists have turned to private investors to bankroll their dreams of autonomy in the lab.

Australian Research Faces Impending Scarcity of Lab Rodents

By Bianca Nogrady

The Australian biomedical research community is stunned by the announced wind-down of the country’s biggest supplier of mice and rats.

Feature: Push to Address Long-Standing Challenges for Parents in STEMM

By Amanda Heidt

The organizers behind a Mothers in Science conference say that it’s time academia provide more support to researchers who are pregnant or looking after children.

ICYMI: Maternal Vaginal Fluids Mimic Microbe Transfer of Vaginal Birth

By Alejandra Manjarrez

Swabbing infants born by Cesarean-section with a gauze harboring their mother’s vaginal fluids made their skin and gut microbiota more closely resemble that of vaginally born babies.


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