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Going Viral

By | September 1, 2013

Bacteriophages shuttle genes between diverse ecosystems.

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Printing Life

By | September 1, 2013

3-D printing allows tissue engineers to fabricate more-complex shapes and to precisely mix biological materials.

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Mind the Clock

By | September 1, 2013

Many of the body's tissues can tell time, and these peripheral clocks can be influenced by environmental cues, such as the timing of food consumption.

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Cellular Engineering in Context

By , , and | August 1, 2013

Designing circuits in living cells is messy business.

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Sea Bugs

By | July 1, 2013

Ocean viruses can impact marine ecosystems in several ways.

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Bacterial Conduit

By | May 1, 2013

Desulfobulbaceae bacteria were recently discovered to form centimeter-long cables, containing thousands of cells that share an outer membrane.

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Electron Shuffle

By | May 1, 2013

Shewanella bacteria generate energy for survival by transporting electrons to nearby mineral surfaces.

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Molecular Models of Birth

By | May 1, 2013

Researchers are piecing together the chain of events that leads to preterm and full-term birth.

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The Science of Acupuncture

By | May 1, 2013

Research is uncovering connective tissue's role in the benefits of the ancient practice.

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DNA@60: The Big Data Decade

By | April 1, 2013

A poster outlining the last decade of genetics and genomics, since the completion of the draft human genome sequence 10 years ago

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