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Microbiota Manipulations

By | July 17, 2017

Two research teams develop tools for tinkering with a bacterial genus prominent in human guts.

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Promoting Protein Partnerships

By | September 1, 2016

Scientists generate new protein-protein interactions at an impressive PACE.

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Wanted: Transcriptional Regulators

By | August 1, 2016

Researchers have designed a screen to find unique molecules, called riboswitches, that determine whether transcription will proceed.

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Gut Bacteria for Insect RNAi

By | June 1, 2016

Lacing insect food with microbes encoding double-stranded RNAs can suppress insect gene expression.

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Scanning for SIV’s Sanctuaries

By | May 1, 2015

Whole-body immunoPET scans of SIV-infected macaques reveal where the replicating virus hides.  

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Film Stars

By | June 1, 2014

Engineered bacteria can shape electricity-conducting nanowires.

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Dead or Alive?

By | June 1, 2013

Scientists create nontoxic pH nanosensors to assess viability of transplanted therapeutic cells.

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Live-Action Networks

By | October 1, 2012

Mass spec plus novel software equals dynamic views into the chemical lives of microbes.

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The Inside Scoop

By | September 1, 2012

Probing cells with nanometer-scale electrodes

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Milling Magic

By | August 1, 2012

Ion beams carve slices in frozen cells, giving biologists an interior view.

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