This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews, a one-of-a-kind baby rhesus macaque was born! This macaque was created using sperm from tissue harvested from her father’s testicles when he was young, and then grafted onto his body as an adult. Researchers believe this may one day be used to restore fertility in males who have received damaging cancer treatments.
It has been 30 years since the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Read more about one conservationist’s experience and how the spill still has lingering effects to this day.
Lastly, with academic-conference season upon us, Jennifer Tsang, a science communications and marketing coordinator at Addgene, poses a controversial question: “should I advance my career and go to a conference or pay my rent?”. Here’s what Dr. Tsang says you can do if you’re an early-career researcher struggling to attend a conference.