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Pulling It All Together

By | April 1, 2016

Systems-biology approaches offer new strategies for finding hard-to-identify drug targets for cancer.

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Dial It Up, Dial It Down

By | March 1, 2016

Newer CRISPR tools for manipulating transcription will help unlock noncoding RNA’s many roles.

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Spoiler Alert

By | March 1, 2016

How to store microbiome samples without losing or altering diversity

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Reveling in the Revealed

By | January 1, 2016

A growing toolbox for surveying the activity of entire genomes

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Remote Mind Control

By | November 1, 2015

Using chemogenetic tools to spur the brain into action

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Decon Recon

By | October 1, 2015

Published genomes are chock-full of contamination. But as awareness of the problem grows, so do methods to help combat it.

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Messages in the Noise

By | August 1, 2015

After spending more than a decade developing tools to study patterns in gene sequences, bioinformaticians are now working on programs to analyze epigenomics data.

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Picturing Infection

By | January 1, 2015

Whole-animal, light-based imaging of infected small mammals

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Singularly Alluring

By | June 1, 2014

Microfluidic tools and techniques for investigating cells, one by one

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Capturing Cancer Cells on the Move

By | April 1, 2014

Three approaches for isolating and characterizing rare tumor cells circulating in the bloodstream

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