New & Noteworthy

The Lasker Foundation publishes science news and videos to raise awareness of medical discoveries. Browse by category to find our recurring series, or by topic to find articles that interest you:

Titia de Lange: Telomeres and Human Disease

Jan. 20, 2017

Titia de Lange gives an overview of telomeres, the protective repeats at the ends of chromosomes, and the role they play in human disease.

Peter Nowell remembered

Jan. 11, 2017

Peter Nowell, whose investigations of a chromosomal abnormality changed the course of cancer research, has died at age 88.

Henry Heimlich dies at 96

Dec. 17, 2016

Henry Heimlich, whose name became synonymous with the antichoking maneuver that he developed in the 1970s, passed away at 96.

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