The new technique reveals unprecedented details of microscopic life.
By Amy Maxmen | April 2, 2013
A 160 µm long cantilever hovering above the head of a pin
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By Ruth Williams
Scientists mutate a mating pheromone and its corresponding receptor in yeast to promote speciation.
By Kelly Rae Chi
A general guide to collecting and processing saliva
By Bob Grant
DNA from the 40,000-year-old bones of a modern human found in Europe contains Neanderthal genes.
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Antibiotics given to infant mice may have long-term effects on the animals’ metabolism and gut microbiota.
Male and female mice utilize different immune cells to process pain, a study shows.
Putting the microbiome front and center in health care, in preventive strategies, and in health-risk assessments could stem the epidemic of noncommunicable diseases.
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