A biotech company reports that an experimental treatment elongated its CEO’s telomeres.
May 1, 2013|
A look at some of biology’s communication networks
May 1, 2013|
Discoveries of microbial communities that transfer electrons between cells and across relatively long distances are launching a new field of microbiology.
April 30, 2013|
Researchers find zero evidence for Lyme-induced autism.
April 26, 2013|
Double helix celebrates 60; detecting calories without taste; bacteria vs. tumor; perceptual consciousness in babies
April 25, 2013|
Genome Biology speaks to a scientist involved in the discovery of the structure of DNA, and asks modern geneticists to highlight the key advances that have followed.
April 24, 2013|
By engineering the genome of E. coli with genes from several sources, scientists have coaxed the microbe to produce diesel-replica hydrocarbons.
April 17, 2013|
A newly developed drug, modeled after a bacteria-infecting virus, is less likely to become antibiotic resistant.
April 16, 2013|
A decision will not be reached until later in the year, but the United States’ top justices appear to be inclined to rule against the validity of patenting human genes.
April 15, 2013|
Today’s tulip trees carry similar mitochondrial DNA as those that grew in the time of the dinosaurs.
April 12, 2013|
Francis Crick’s Nobel Prize medal for the discovery of the structure of DNA sold for 4 times its estimated value.