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New Enzyme Makes CRISPR More Powerful

By Shawna Williams | March 2, 2018

xCas9 enables more precisely targeted gene editing.

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SHERLOCK and DETECTR can identify particular nucleic acid sequences, while CAMERA records events in human and bacterial cells.

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Optical Cell Sorting

By Rachel Berkowitz | December 1, 2017

Researchers are using light and new image processing tools for label-free cell characterization.

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A Growing Open Access Toolbox

By Diana Kwon | November 28, 2017

Legal methods to retrieve paywalled articles for free are on the rise, but better self-archiving practices could help improve accessibility. 

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Implanted Magnetic Probes Measure Brain Activity

By Ruth Williams | November 1, 2017

Micrometer-size magnetrodes detect activity-generated magnetic fields within living brains.

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Infographic: Reading the Mind’s Magnetism

By Ruth Williams | November 1, 2017

Newly designed sensors detect the magnetic fields generated by electrical activity within cat brains.

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Last Chance to Enter the Fray

By The Scientist Staff | June 12, 2017

You only have a couple of days left to submit a product in The Scientist's Top 10 Innovation competition. Your product can't win if it doesn't get in!

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2016 Top 10 Innovations: Honorable Mentions

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2016

These runners up to the Top 10 Innovations of 2016 caught our judges' attention.

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Gut Bacteria Vectors

By Ruth Williams | June 1, 2016

Researchers mix bacteria genetically engineered to express double-stranded RNA into insect food.

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Cultural Riches

By Anna Azvolinsky | October 1, 2015

Researchers devise new techniques to facilitate growing bacteria collected from the environment.

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