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Reverse Transcriptase with Proofreading Capabilities Created

By | June 27, 2016

Using directed evolution, researchers selected a DNA polymerase to copy RNA into DNA.

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Caltech’s Frances Arnold is honored for her work on directed evolution.

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Genes Get in Your Eye

By | June 12, 2013

Directed evolution of a gene therapy virus vector improves its penetration into the retina.

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Flies Evolve to Count

By | July 12, 2012

Researchers breed fruit flies that, after 40 generations of conditioning, have acquired the ability to react to numbers.

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