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Chris Palmer, Ph.D.
For the first time, scientists have figured out how to use light to control the powerful gene editing CRISPR system. Read more...
Jeffrey M. Perkel, PhD
Researchers have developed a photoactivatable CRISPR-Cas9 system to turn transcription on and off on demand. Read more...
Janelle Weaver, Ph.D.
The discovery that fluid flow influences the direction of axonal migration over long distances may shed light on developmental processes and regeneration after nerve damage. Read more...
Jesse Jenkins
3-D printing can create anything from car parts to artificial organs to jewelry. Now, scientists have adapted the popular technology for cancer research by printing a 3D model of a cancerous tumor...
Sarah C.P. Williams
Children whose mothers were pregnant during the 1998 Quebec ice storm have unique patterns of methylation in their genomes. Why? Find out...
Nathan Blow, PhD
Super-resolution microscopy gets its due as three pioneers are honored with the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Read more....
Genome editing has always been a popular topic among biological researchers, but interest has only increased with the development of new technologies such as CRISPR/Cas9, TALENs, and Zinc Finger...
Jesse Jenkins
Bacteria have been found living in the Earth’s upper atmosphere. Could they be affecting the weather? Find out...
Kristie Nybo, Ph.D.
With the challenge of trying to pin down specific areas where microscopy developers could make significant strides in 2013, the editors at BioTechniques needed to huddle together and discussing (as...
Ashley Yeager
Using super-resolution microscopy, biologists are fishing out information about biomolecules in bacteria and archaea. Ashley Yeager throws in a line to investigate.