Sara Reardon

Sara Reardon

Biomedical reporter at Nature

I'm a journalist covering biomedical news and policy for Nature magazine. Previously at Science and New Scientist.

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Biologists make first mouse model for MERS

Mice with human receptor for coronavirus provide a faster way to test vaccines....

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Bacterium can reverse autism-like behaviour in mice

Findings support idea that gut microbiome has a role in disorder....

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Charitable grants found lacking

Foundations increasingly fund biomedical research, but are reluctant to pay overhead costs....

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Project ranks billions of drug interactions

Drugable.com predicts mechanisms through computation....

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HIV vaccine raised infection risk

Biological and lifestyle differences cannot fully explain infection spike among trial participants....

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United States to allow transplants of HIV-infected organs

’Positive-to-positive’ transplants would create new pool of donors for infected patients....

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Large NIH projects cut

Budget woes force institutes to scrutinize expensive, non-competitive programmes....

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United States to approve potent oral drugs for hepatitis C

Improved treatments offer hope for eradication of viral liver infection....

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NIH campus endures slow decay

Experiments suffer from lack of lab materials and staff during US government shutdown....

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Science in court: Smart enough to die?

The US Supreme Court years ago ruled against applying the death penalty to people unable to understand the legal process....

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Faulty forensic science under fire

US panels aim to set standards for crime labs....

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NIH makes wary return to India

Some clinical trials funded by US agency resume, but strict regulations have put off others....

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Laser beam makes flies flirt

Mind-altering device activates heat-sensitive neural pathways involved in courtship....

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Monkey brains wired to share

Game-theory test exposes circuits for social interaction....

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Pharma firms join NIH on drug development

Companies will pool data to identify promising targets for Alzheimer's, lupus and diabetes treatments....