In the June 23 SN: Emmy Noether gets her due, the 411 on ancestry testing, bonobo birthing buddies, a mysterious neutrino surplus, the oldest known lizard fossil, genetic genealogy in police work, Pluto’s dunes and more.
AIR SUPPLY Depriving some cancerous tumors, such as this mouse breast tumor, of oxygen by cutting off blood vessels (red) is one treatment approach. But some oxygen-starved cancer cells (green) can become more aggressive.
Steve Seung-Young Lee/Univ. of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center, NCI/NIH, Flickr (CC By-NC 2.0)
SOUND SCIENCE Different ways of reviewing medical evidence serve different purposes, with no form necessarily superior, researchers argue in a recent paper.
Like SARS before it, a new coronavirus originated in a bat cave in China. But this time, pigs, not humans, are the victims.