A Northern Illinois resident who recently died after being diagnosed with a blood infection called Elizabethkingia was reportedly had the same strain of bacteria that caused multiple deaths in Wisconsin, said the Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday.
When surgical trainees choose to work longer hours, the quality of patient care does not decline, a new study reported.
A new study found that 58 percent of the general surgery residents surveyed had considered leaving their residency program.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.