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The US government just appointed a dentist and a biologist to head the National Institute of Nursing Research — and nurses are furious

The NIH conducted a nationwide search "for a highly qualified leader in nursing research" and it couldn't find anyone, a spokesperson said.
The ink can be changed just by shining light on it.

Scientists have invented an unbelievable ‘reprogrammable’ ink that can change color and vanish at will

Using 3D modelling the researchers projected designs onto various objects, which can be erased and re-designed at will.
Dan Chung is the clinical ophthalmic lead at Spark Therapeutics.

We got an inside look at how the biotech Spark used mazes to develop a first-of-its-kind treatment for eye disease on the way to selling itself for $4...

A team of scientists came up with a new way to measure how well a treatment for a rare form of blindness worked.
The microbiome testing company uBiome has come under scrutiny after an FBI raid.

Poop-testing startup uBiome was once valued at $600 million by Silicon Valley’s top VCs. It just filed for bankruptcy.

The poop-testing firm said it hopes to entice an investor to purchase it for its scientific knowledge. It also aims to sell its sole remaining product at CVS.
Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in Cambridge, MA in 2004.

Jeffrey Epstein had a ‘Frankenstein’-like plan to analyze human DNA in the US Virgin Islands

Epstein pursued an outlandish scheme to launch a 'DNA mining' startup. Scientists said his plan made no sense.

The reason some people are left-handed could have nothing to do with the brain

The answer to why some people are left handed could lie in your spinal cord, according to some research.
Students and school shooting survivors hold their fists and hats aloft in solidarity at the conclusion of the "March for Our Lives" event demanding gun control after recent school shootings at a rally in D.C. on March 24, 2018.

How to stop shootings in America: 10 strategies proposed to stop gun violence, and how likely they are to work

Dayton and El Paso are the latest in a string of American mass shootings. What strategies can we use to stop them?

We’re hiring a Senior Research Analyst to lead our Digital Health team at Business Insider Intelligence

Business Insider Intelligence is hiring a Senior Analyst to lead our Digital Health team and be the go-to expert in this rapidly transforming sector of healthcare.
On the left, an unidentified Petromyzontidae sp. and rabbit fish (Chimaera monstrosa) in Grant Museum of Zoology, London, England.

Japan approved experiments that would allow for animal-human hybrids to be born for the first time ever

According to researchers, the goal of the experiment is to create organs that might be viable for humans.

NTU scientists create new method to detect acute kidney failure early – and it could help stop the disease in its tracks

Current diagnostic platforms fail to detect the "early stage, pre-morbid changes" that underlie the disease, NTU said.