May 26, 2016|
May 26, 2016|
May 13, 2016|
Legal expert Henry Greely envisions a world in which advances in biotechnology obviate the need for sexual reproduction as we know it.
May 12, 2016|
Researchers uncover the first example of a eukaryotic organism that lacks the organelles.
May 5, 2016|
Certain plant stem cells rarely divide, a study shows, possibly fending off an accumulation of potentially harmful genetic mutations in some species.
April 21, 2016|
Using patient-derived stem cells, researchers create laboratory neuron models that reflect a patient’s response to a pain drug.
March 24, 2016|
Scientists build a living cellular organism with a genome smaller than any known in nature.
March 3, 2016|
Endogenous retroviruses in the human genome can regulate genes involved in innate immune responses.
February 25, 2016|
Researchers devise a technique for creating gametes from murine embryonic stem cells.
February 23, 2016|
By tweaking certain conditions of a long-running experiment on E. coli, scientists found that some bacteria could be prompted to express a mutant phenotype sooner, without the “generation of new genetic information.” The resulting debate—whether the data support evolutionary theory—is more about semantics than science.
December 16, 2015|
Bacteria growing in an unchanging environment continue to adapt indefinitely.