March 15, 2018|
March 15, 2018|
March 2, 2018|
At Hampshire College, students and faculty use the amoeba Physarum polycephalum—both a “visiting scholar” and a model organism—to examine human societal and political quandaries.
February 15, 2018|
Stem cells and cancer cells have enough molecular similarities that the former can be used to trigger immunity against the latter.
February 2, 2018|
In one of the first looks at the urinary virome, researchers find hundreds of viruses, most of which have never been sequenced before.
January 17, 2018|
Millions of measurements from 23 people who consumed extra calories every day for a month reveal changes in proteins, metabolites, and gut microbiota that accompany shifts in body mass.
December 19, 2017|
Syrian hamsters and thirteen-lined ground squirrels are tolerant of chilly temperatures, thanks to amino acid changes in a cold-responsive ion channel.
November 30, 2017|
Activating genes for reprogramming factors for a short time transforms large numbers of differentiated cells into multipotent forms that could be useful for cell-based therapies.
November 1, 2017|
Soluble adenylyl cyclase measures and responds to pH changes in coral cells, but whether it can help the animals withstand ocean acidification is not yet known.
October 25, 2017|
With the arrival of a new class of single-nucleotide editors, researchers can target the most common type of pathogenic SNP in humans.
October 24, 2017|
Ancient fossils reveal how woodless trees got so big: by continuously ripping apart their xylem and knitting it back together.