Transgenic animals carrying a prokaryotic vector are useful tools for mutation studies and the detection of spontaneous or induced mutations in different tissues. Advances in fish transgenesis make it possible to develop fish that can be used both to assess the health hazards of mutagens in aquatic environments and for comparative mutagenesis analysis. In a paper published online ahead of print in
Thousands of people around the world gathered to show support for science today. Here’s a sampling of sights and signs from the Marches for Science in Berlin, Chicago, and Washington, DC.