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06/04/2015
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...
03/06/2015
Jeffrey M. Perkel, PhD
Researchers have developed a photoactivatable CRISPR-Cas9 system to turn transcription on and off on demand. Read more...
01/28/2015
Sarah C.P. Williams
What a mom eats during pregnancy can influence her children, but does dad’s diet ever have an effect? New research in Drosophila says that a father’s diet before mating can have lifelong...
10/17/2014
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...
10/17/2014
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...
10/15/2014
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...
10/08/2014
Nathan Blow, PhD
Super-resolution microscopy gets its due as three pioneers are honored with the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Read more....
10/03/2014
Kristie Nybo, PhD
As the iGEM teams around the world rush to complete their projects for the "Giant Jamboree" held in Boston, MA October 30-November 3, last year’s grand prize winning team asks for your help....
08/28/2014
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...
01/28/2013
Jesse Jenkins
Bacteria have been found living in the Earth’s upper atmosphere. Could they be affecting the weather? Find out...