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Dec 07, 2017, 00:10 ET Next generation Lyme disease tests found efficacious and ready for clinical arena $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Experts in laboratory diagnostics convened by the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's Banbury Center today published findings in Clinical Infectious...


Dec 01, 2017, 12:34 ET New method to determine before surgery which prostate tumors pose lethal threat $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

The facts about prostate cancer can be confusing. It's the third most common cancer type among Americans–161,000 men will be diagnosed this year,...


Nov 16, 2017, 16:47 ET 12th Double Helix Medal dinner raises $4.5 million for research & education at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

More than $4.5 million was raised last night at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's (CSHL) 12th Double Helix Medals dinner (DHMD). The gala was held at...


Nov 03, 2017, 12:15 ET Fantastic journey: how newborn neurons find their proper place in the brain $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

One of the most hopeful discoveries of modern neuroscience is firm proof that the human brain is not static following birth. Rather, it is...


Oct 23, 2017, 13:32 ET CSHL research revises our knowledge of how the brain learns to fear $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Our brains wire themselves up during development according to a series of remarkable genetic programs that have evolved over millions of years....


Oct 05, 2017, 12:00 ET First cell-type census of mouse brains: surprises about structure, male-female differences $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Neuroscientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have mobilized advanced imaging and computational methods to comprehensively map – "count"...


Sep 21, 2017, 12:00 ET Neuron types in the brain are defined by gene activity that shapes their communication patterns $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

In a major step forward in research, scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) today publish in Cell a discovery about the...


Sep 14, 2017, 14:38 ET Plant geneticists develop a new application of CRISPR to break yield barriers in crops $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have harnessed the still untapped power of genome editing to improve agricultural crops. Using...


May 08, 2017, 16:20 ET Nobel laureate Dr. Carol Greider gives keynote at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory graduation $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

On Sunday, May 7, distinguished scientists joined proud friends and family at the 14th commencement ceremony of the Watson School of Biological...


May 02, 2017, 16:55 ET CSHL's Dr. Leemor Joshua-Tor is elected to The National Academy of Sciences $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

CSHL Professor Leemor Joshua-Tor, Ph.D., a structural biologist whose work is known and respected worldwide, has been elected to The National...


Apr 26, 2017, 15:00 ET Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory to boost sharing of global scientific research in collaboration with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) today announced a new collaboration with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) that will help accelerate the...


Mar 21, 2017, 09:00 ET Trinity College President Joins Board of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) today announced the election of Dr. Joanne Berger-Sweeney, president of Trinity College, to its Board of...


Dec 24, 2016, 15:01 ET FDA approval of life-saving SMA drug is hailed by its researcher-inventor at CSHL $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Within a week of Christmas day, a drug called nusinersen will be in the hands of doctors across the nation, who will use it, most urgently, to...


Dec 02, 2016, 12:30 ET 11th Double Helix Medals raises $4.3 million for biomedical research and education at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

More than $4.3 million was raised last night at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory's (CSHL) 11th Double Helix Medals dinner (DHMD). The gala was held at...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:00 ET Dr. David Tuveson named Director, NCI-Designated Cancer Center at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

David Tuveson, M.D., Ph.D., will succeed Dr. Bruce Stillman as Director of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Cancer Center. Dr. Stillman has...


Nov 08, 2016, 12:00 ET Pancreas and colon tumors reprogram the liver, causing wasting and short-circuiting body's immune response $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

One of the worst cruelties of lethal cancer is the phenomenon called wasting, or in medical terms, cachexia (pronounced ka-CHEX-ia), in which a...


Aug 26, 2016, 13:10 ET Preprint server bioRxiv receives additional major funding $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) announced today that its free, not-for-profit preprint service bioRxiv (pronounced "bio-Archive") has received...


Feb 08, 2007, 00:00 ET Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Scientists Discover New Gene that Prevents Multiple Types of Cancer $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

COLD SPRING HARBOR, N.Y., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A decades-old cancer mystery has been solved by researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory...