Three U.S.-based scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing powerful computer models that others can use to understand complex chemical interactions and create new drugs.
Americans James Rothman and Randy Schekman and German-born researcher Thomas Suedhof won the 2013 Nobel Prize in medicine Monday for discoveries on how hormones, enzymes and other key substances are transported within cells.
The death of a laboratory worker at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center last April prompted federal safety officials on Wednesday to announce the issuance of a notice of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions at the lab.
A chemistry researcher at the University of California, Davis who was injured in an explosion at his campus apartment last week faces 10 charges of possessing firearms and explosives.
Officials at the University of California, Davis say a junior researcher has been injured in a small explosion at an apartment on campus, and police have found chemicals inside the building.
A laboratory at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center has been shut down following the weekend death of a researcher that was apparently caused by deadly bacteria he was working with.
A former animal research technician has pleaded guilty to murder and attempted sexual assault in the 2009 killing of a Yale University graduate student.