Tag Archives: Breakthroughs in Bioscience

Two New FASEB Publications Explore Zika Virus and Liquid Biopsies

In the Breakthroughs in Bioscience title “Secrets of the Human Brain Revealed: Development, Disease & the Zika Virus,” the process of human brain development is explored, revealing how genetics, infection, and lifestyle can impact its growth and function. Special emphasis is placed on how the Zika virus affects the growing fetal brain. The newest Horizons… Read More »

FASEB publications explore regenerative medicine and 3D bioprinting

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) is pleased to announce the release of two new publications highlighting regenerative medicine and three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting. The articles are part of FASEB’s Breakthroughs in Bioscience and Horizons in Bioscience series, respectively. Regenerative Medicine: Advances from the Convergence of Biology & Engineering, Breakthroughs in Bioscience Throughout… Read More »

Now available: audio versions of ‘Breakthroughs in Bioscience’

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) announces the release of audio versions of four of the latest articles in the Breakthroughs in Bioscience and Horizons in Bioscience series. This new format provides a supplement to the original text articles. “The audio files will allow people to enjoy the Breakthroughs in Bioscience and… Read More »

FASEB participates in public health fair on Capitol Hill

The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) participated in a public health fair on Capitol Hill on July 13. The fair was sponsored by the Coalition for Health Funding (CHF). Representative Rob Wittman (R-VA) and Representative Gene Green (D-TX), Congressional Public Health Caucus Co-Chairs, gave the welcoming remarks. The fair featured representatives from… Read More »

Promoting the science of vaccines at nation’s largest science festival

What does candy have to do with vaccines? In one of more than 3,000 hands-on science activities at the 2016 USA Science and Engineering Festival, the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) made the science of the immune system accessible using cardboard antibodies and candy-shaped antigens. The activity complemented FASEB’s Breakthroughs in Bioscience… Read More »

Standing room only at FASEB microbiome hearing

On January 13, more than one hundred congressional staffers, scientists, and members of other organizations attended a Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) briefing on Capitol Hill entitled “The Microbiome: Our Own Personal Ecosystem.” The event featured three scientific experts who discussed how the vast community of microorganisms in and on our bodies… Read More »

FASEB Releases Article on the Science Behind Vaccines

“Vaccines: Essential Weapons in the Fight Against Disease,” is the newest article in the Breakthroughs in Bioscience Series The Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) released the latest publication in its Breakthroughs in Bioscience series, “Vaccines: Essential Weapons in the Fight Against Disease.” This article explores the basic science discoveries that led to… Read More »