An editorial in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology on "engaging the public" in a discussion about scientific discovery has drawn the attention of In the Pipeline's Derek Lowe, who says the advice given is "sound, if still rather boring." The editorial advocates talking to people about science on their level, gauging their level of knowledge before delving into a topic, and not usin

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.