September 1, 2011|
Editor’s Choice in Developmental Biology
August 31, 2011|
Stretching muscle cells as they grow helps promote the expression of growth factors.
August 16, 2011|
Researchers design a synthetic bacterium that kills the infectious microbe Pseudomonas aeruginosa, sacrificing itself in the process.
August 15, 2011|
For the first time, researchers have engineered a multicellular organism that incorporates a synthetic amino acid into its proteins.
August 11, 2011|
A new microfluidics chip lets researchers analyze the nucleic acids of 300 individual cells simultaneously.
August 5, 2011|
Researchers use directed evolution to create a bacterial strain that substitutes a synthetic base for thymine.
August 4, 2011|
Healthy mice are born from germ cell precursors grown in vitro.
August 1, 2011|
Sequencing the DNA of individual neurons is a way to dissect the genes underlying major neurological and psychological disorders.
July 18, 2011|
A method for rapidly replacing stop codons throughout the genetic code of E. coli paves the way for biomanufacturing designer proteins.
July 13, 2011|
The neural nexus of the circadian clock shows signs of functional decline as mice age, providing clues as to why sleep patterns tend to change as people grow older.