Progesterone from an unexpected source may affect miscarriage risk
Journal News

Progesterone from an unexpected source may affect miscarriage risk

By Laurel Oldach
Progesterone signaling is key to a healthy pregnancy. An Austrian team’s research suggests a link between recurrent miscarriage and disrupted progesterone synthesis.
News

Deep learning AI discovers surprising new antibiotics

With the rapid rise in drug-resistant pathogens, new antibiotics are desperately needed. Few have entered the market lately, but the recent revolution in artificial intelligence offers new hope.
Deep learning AI discovers surprising new antibiotics

News and Ideas

It's time to complete your JBC Methods Madness bracket
Journal News

It's time to complete your JBC Methods Madness bracket

February 24, 2020

Make your predictions for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card.

Inspiring black scientists listed; emerging researchers present work; remembering Gardner, Erdös                     work
Member News

Inspiring black scientists listed; emerging researchers present work; remembering Gardner, Erdös work

February 24, 2020

Awards, promotions and more. Find out what's going on in the lives of ASBMB members.

ASBMB's new career center offers more than just jobs
Jobs

ASBMB's new career center offers more than just jobs

February 23, 2020

When the society rolled out its new website earlier this year, it came with a new career center with many special features. Search the job board, create job alerts, get a free résumé critique and more.

Re-creating live-animal markets in the lab
News

Re-creating live-animal markets in the lab

February 22, 2020

In the real world, new diseases emerge from complex environments. To learn more about how, scientists set up whole artificial ecosystems in the lab, instead of focusing on just one factor at a time.

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities
Announcement

Calendar of events, awards and opportunities

February 22, 2020

Use this weekly list to get your ducks in a row.

This week's staff picks
Stroopwafels

This week's staff picks

February 22, 2020

Climate change in Norway, saving rare citrus, the blackest black and more: Here's a compilation of what our staff has been reading, watching and listening to this week. Enjoy!

Finding neoantigens faster — advances in the study of the immunopeptidome
Journal News

Finding neoantigens faster — advances in the study of the immunopeptidome

February 21, 2020

Two papers in Molecular & Cellular Proteomics highlight advances in the study of the intracellular peptides presented at the cell surface for immune surveillance.

Investigating public health careers
Jobs

Investigating public health careers

February 21, 2020

If you are a scientist who wants to protect the health of society, consider a public health career. The field is great for those who want to be real-life disease detectives.

Marilyn Farquhar (1928 – 2019)
Retrospective

Marilyn Farquhar (1928 – 2019)

February 20, 2020

Marilyn Farquhar "rightly ranks among the pioneers in her field and especially as a role model for women in science."

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Circulating oxysterol levels

Oxygenated metabolites of choles­terol play important roles in mediating cholesterol and lipid metabolism. By measuring the blood levels of these oxysterols in breast cancer pa­tients before and after tumor removal, F. Peter Guengerich and colleagues found that certain concentrations changed, some in surprising ways. Read More

Negotiating for scientists

Debra Behrens, a career counselor to grad students and postdocs, tells you how to define what you want, then hammer out a deal. Read More

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Paul Craig writes about facing the possibility of academic failure and what we need to survive. Read More

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