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Women in Science Up Close and Personal, Part 2: Role Models Who Inspire 

Women in Science Up Close and Personal, Part 2: Role Models Who Inspire 

Women in Science Up Close and Personal, Part 2:...

In the second of our series honoring women in science, Pfizer researchers reveal who they look up to.  ...

Women in Science Up Close and Personal, Part 1: Mentoring Matters

Women in Science Up Close and Personal, Part 1: Mentoring Matters

Women in Science Up Close and Personal, Part 1:...

In the first of our series honoring women in science, Pfizer researchers share tales of mentors who turned them onto science and shaped their ambitions.  ...

Women in Science, Up Close and Personal: Series Kickoff

Women in Science, Up Close and Personal: Series Kickoff

Women in Science, Up Close and Personal: Series...

Sunday, February 11 is the United Nations’ International Day of Women and Girls in Science. To celebrate, archived stories about women and their cutting-edge work are taking over Get Science’s homepage. Join us all week for a series of new articles about Pfizer’s women scientists, featuring their...

Hope in the Cancer Battle: Declining Cancer Rates, Innovative Science Breakthroughs

Hope in the Cancer Battle: Declining Cancer Rates, Innovative Science Breakthroughs

Hope in the Cancer Battle: Declining Cancer...

The rate of deaths from all cancers combined continued its quarter-century-long steady decline in the U.S., according to the latest report by the American Cancer Society, with the death rate dropping 1.7 percent between 2014 and 2015— the latest year for which national statistics were available....

This Is What Happens to Your Body in Space

This Is What Happens to Your Body in Space

This Is What Happens to Your Body in Space

The journey to Mars may still be decades away, but getting there will take more than advanced spacecraft and deeper knowledge of Mars. It will require a new level of understanding about how extended travel through space affects the human body. ...

How CRISPR Helps Find the Genetic ‘Needle in a Haystack’ of Diseases

How CRISPR Helps Find the Genetic ‘Needle in a Haystack’ of Diseases

How CRISPR Helps Find the Genetic ‘Needle in a...

CRISPR is best known as a powerful gene editing tool, but it’s also helping scientists search for the genetic sources of certain diseases. ...

Hiding In The Crowd: Designing Therapies To Evade Immune Detection

Hiding In The Crowd: Designing Therapies To Evade Immune Detection

Hiding In The Crowd: Designing Therapies To...

Using computer modeling and DNA sequencing, scientists are building better biologic medicines that are potentially invisible to the immune system. ...

International Project to Help Detect a Liver Disease Called NASH Gets $35M Boost

International Project to Help Detect a Liver Disease Called NASH Gets $35M Boost

International Project to Help Detect a Liver...

Imagine if the only way to know whether you have diabetes was for a doctor to take a biopsy of your pancreas, rather than being able to check your glucose levels using a simple blood test. ...

Treating Cancer by Using Epigenetics, the ‘Software’ of Our Genes

Treating Cancer by Using Epigenetics, the ‘Software’ of Our Genes

Treating Cancer by Using Epigenetics, the ...

All of our cells possess the same set of DNA. So, why is it that some cells turn into skin cells while other cells turn into lung cells — and still other cells go rogue and turn into cancer cells? ...

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