July 1, 2013|
July 2013's selection of notable quotes
June 21, 2013|
On the gene patent decision; a high-res human brain model; bats’ influence on moths mating calls; toxicants threaten brain health; platelet-driven immunity
June 16, 2013|
The cell fragments play a role in the body’s first line of defense against bacterial infection, helping white blood cells grab blood-borne bacteria in the liver.
June 4, 2013|
Top justices rule that police have the right to take DNA swabs from people who are arrested, even before they are convicted.
June 1, 2013|
Researchers use DNA from ancient tooth tartar to chart changes in the bacterial communities that have lived in human mouths for 8,000 years.
May 29, 2013|
Malaria parasites transmitted via mosquitoes elicit a more effective immune response and cause less severe infection than those directly injected into red blood cells.
May 22, 2013|
The activity of one type of immune cell helps regrow the limbs of amputated salamanders.
May 20, 2013|
A new class of immune cell could protect against type 1 diabetes by suppressing other immune cells.
May 16, 2013|
The cost of DNA sequencing has gotten more expensive for the first time since records have been kept.
May 1, 2013|
A new DNA assay developed by forensic scientists helps archaeologists reconstruct eye and hair color from old teeth and bones.