Podcast: The Power and Potential of Proteins

By Deepak Vashishth, PhD Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute In the twilight of his career, crooner Dean Martin’s rendition of “Old Bones” captured the hazards

The Future Postponed: Infectious Disease

by Chris A. Kaiser, MIT The ability to understand and manipulate the basic molecular constituents of living things has created an extraordinary opportunity to

Next Generation Organ Transplantation

By Alan Langnas, University of Nebraska Medical Center Organ transplantation has seen tremendous advances in the last 20 years, but I believe the changes that will come over the next 20

Developing Evolution-Proof Drugs

by Andrew Read, Ph.D., Penn State University In 2034, science will have delivered evolution-proof drugs. Today over 600,000 Americans die of evolution – overwhelmed by infections or

Safer, Faster, Easier Vaccines

by Angie Pannier, University of Nebraska-Lincoln By 2034 we will have safer, faster, and easier vaccines in pill form. Traditional vaccines that use weakened or dead viruses