• Greg Uyeno

  • Funny Algorithm, Serious Science

    May 4, 2018

    Every week since the spring of 2005, The New Yorker magazine has run a caption contest. The magazine prints a single-panel comic with no words, and… Continue Reading »

  • T-VEC Immunotherapy Targets Liver Cancer

    March 21, 2018

    Patients with liver cancer can find their options limited, especially in later stages when damaged tissue and tumor growth in mass or numbers can make… Continue Reading »

  • The Cost of a Cure

    February 2, 2018

    In the second half of 2017, the Food and Drug Administration approved gene therapies for the first time, greenlighting three new drugs. This year, a… Continue Reading »

  • A High-Tech Pill to Swallow

    December 1, 2017

    We live in an age of smartphones. Their rise in popularity and accessibility has been accompanied by criticism that they serve as constant distractions, upset… Continue Reading »

  • Big Data Meets Big Doo-Doo

    November 21, 2017

    In 2008, Rhode Island gastroenterologist Colleen Kelly diagnosed a patient with a Clostridium difficile bacterial infection. The infection alters the composition of the community of… Continue Reading »

  • Sex Cells: More Mutations May Come from Dad than Mom

    November 3, 2017

    Age is, unfortunately, more than just a number. Prospective parents know this. Age is linked to declining fertility in both men and women, as well… Continue Reading »