• Publications
  • Influence
Botany: The cultivation of weed
  • L. Laursen
  • Medicine, Geography
  • Nature
  • 24 September 2015
Researchers are getting closer to answering the centuries-old question of how to label cannabis varieties — a necessary step to bring the plant into mainstream agriculture.
Spain's ship comes in
BASF moves GM crop research to US
In December, President Barack Obama signed an appropriations bill authorizing the new National Center for Advancing Translational Science (NCATS) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) andExpand
A preventable cancer
Liver cancer is difficult to treat, and lethal if not caught early. But its most common causes, such as hepatitis viruses and obesity, can be prevented.
E. coli crisis opens door for Alexion drug trial
  • L. Laursen
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature Biotechnology
  • 1 August 2011
This spring’s outbreak of a virulent form of Escherichia coli in Germany and France provoked a rapid response from public health authorities and the research community. Not only did the responseExpand
Computational biology: Biological logic
  • L. Laursen
  • Medicine, Computer Science
  • Nature
  • 25 November 2009
An intuitive approach to computer modelling could reveal paths to discovery, finds Lucas Laursen. Expand
Monsanto to face biopiracy charges in India.
  • L. Laursen
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature biotechnology
  • 9 January 2012
Geoscientists in High Demand in the Oil Industry
  • L. Laursen
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Science
  • 8 August 2008
The next generation of petroleum geologists will face unique challenges in meeting the world9s energy demands.
Will Europe toast GM wheat for gluten sufferers?
  • L. Laursen
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature Biotechnology
  • 7 April 2016
Spanish researchers are testing GM low-gliadin wheat for gluten-allergy sufferers. But stifling EU bureaucracy and adoption challenges may mean an uphill struggle to market. Lucas LaursenExpand
Point-of-care tests poised to alter course of HIV treatment
1156 volume 18 | number 8 | august 2012 nature medicine Testing for HIV does not simply end with the diagnosis that the virus is present in a patient; caregivers also need to track the disease’sExpand