News of the Week

Random Samples

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  02 Nov 2012:
Vol. 338, Issue 6107, pp. 586-588
DOI: 10.1126/science.338.6107.586-c

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution


A coalition of science groups received answers from nine lawmakers on science and science policy questions that it sent to Republican and Democratic congressional leaders. Researchers also created what may be the first image of the blood-brain barrier in a live animal. They gave a zebrafish embryo a gene for a protein that glows red in the barrier's endothelial cells and color-coded the blood vessels. In other news, dozens of apps and gadgets that claim to repel mosquitoes with high-frequency sounds are endangering the public, and some scientists are fed up.