Single-cell genome analyses reveal the amount of mutations a human brain cell will collect from its fetal beginnings until death.
December 19, 2016|
Selected quotes from an eventful year
Covering the life sciences inside and out
December 15, 2016|
The year’s most impressive achievements include methods to watch translation in cells, trace cell fates, avoid mitochondrial mutations, edit DNA, and build antibiotics from scratch.
November 30, 2016|
A noninvasive microscopy technique that exploits NADH fluorescence enables researchers to observe how mitochondria alter their shape and arrangement in human tissue.
November 3, 2016|
Scientists produce a detailed genomic map of mutations and epigenetic changes associated with smoking tobacco across 17 tumor types.
October 19, 2016|
Researchers discover that neutrophil extracellular traps help cancers spread, and design enzyme-loaded nanoparticles to destroy them.
August 31, 2016|
The Broad Institute and Rockefeller University disagree over which scientists should be named as inventors on certain patents involving the gene-editing technology.
August 30, 2016|
The marsupials’ genomes show evidence of a rapid evolutionary response to selection imposed by devil facial tumor disease.
July 20, 2016|
Researchers engineer bacteria that deliver an anti-tumor toxin in mice before self-destructing.
June 22, 2016|
Researchers identify three new examples of infectious cancers affecting these invertebrates.
April 18, 2016|
Clusters of tumor-derived cells can pass through narrow channels that mimic human capillaries, scientists show in vitro and in zebrafish.