Joshua A. Krisch

Joshua A. Krisch

Science Journalist

Writer, Podcast/Video/Web Producer, Coffee Connoisseur, Tinkerer.

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The Scientist

Protecting Patients from Genetic Discrimination

Despite laws meant to protect US citizens from insurance discrimination due to their DNA, some still fear such judgment, while others claim they have experienced it.

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The Scientist

The Science of Science Advocacy

Should researchers advocate for the inclusion of science in public policymaking?

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The Scientist

How Much Do Sex Differences Matter in Mouse Studies?

Examining both male and female model organisms is worth the extra effort and added costs, most experts maintain, but whether the results translate to human studies is less clear.

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The Scientist

Do Preprints Belong in NIH Grant Applications?

As the NIH questions the place of preprints in grant applications, the U.K.’s MRC encourages scientists to submit non-peer–reviewed works for consideration.

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The Scientist

Monitoring Post-Mortem Gene Transcription in Mice and Zebrafish ...

Genes linked to embryonic development, stress, and cancer are increasingly transcribed into RNA after these animals die.

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The Scientist

Cytoskeletons Direct Hydra Regeneration

Although hydra are known for regenerating even under the most dire circumstances, disrupting their cytoskeletal structures can interfere with the process, scientists show.

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The Scientist

“Waviness” Protects Nerves When Whale Mouths Stretch

Rorqual whales’ mouths can stretch to more than double their length without causing damage, thanks to two layers of neuronal coiling.

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The Scientist

Next Generation: Personalized Probiotic Skin Care

Scientists treat Staphylococcus aureus skin infections using lotions made with bacteria from atopic dermatitis patients’ own microbiomes.

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The Scientist

Encoding a Classic Film, Computer Operating System in DNA

A conversation with computer scientist Yaniv Erlich.

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The Scientist

How Skates, Sharks Use Electricity to Sense Prey

Researchers have known for decades that certain fish make use of specialized electrosensory cells, but the precise mechanism of these cells was a mystery until now.

The Scientist

Antibody Therapy Targets Cancer Stem Cells: Study | The Scientist Magazine®

Antibody Therapy Targets Cancer Stem Cells: Study |...

The Scientist

Mustard Hill Coral Shows Genetic Plasticity | The Scientist Magazine®

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The Scientist

How Epstein-Barr Virus Hijacks B Cells To Cause Blood Cancer ...

How Epstein-Barr Virus Hijacks B Cells To Cause Blo...

The Scientist

How Diet Influences Host-Microbiome Communication in Mice | The ...

How Diet Influences Host-Microbiome Communication i...

The Scientist

Could Critical Incident Reporting Fix Preclinical Research? | The ...

Could Critical Incident Reporting Fix Preclinical R...