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Gut Bacteria for Insect RNAi

By Ruth Williams | June 1, 2016

Lacing insect food with microbes encoding double-stranded RNAs can suppress insect gene expression.

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Sensors for All

By Ruth Williams | May 1, 2016

A versatile modular strategy for detecting small molecules in eukaryotes

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Tumor-Shrinking Triple-Helices

By Ruth Williams | April 1, 2016

A braided structure and some adhesive hydrogel make therapeutic microRNAs both stable and sticky.

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While You Were Sleeping

By Ruth Williams | March 1, 2016

Assessing body position in addition to activity may improve monitoring of sleep-wake periods.

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Gene Editing Without Foreign DNA

By Ruth Williams | February 1, 2016

Scientists perform plant-genome modifications on crops without using plasmids.

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Practical Proteomes

By Ruth Williams | January 1, 2016

Cell type–specific proteomic analyses are now possible from paraffin-embedded tissues.

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Single-Cell Suck-and-Spray

By Ruth Williams | December 1, 2015

A nanoscopic needle and a mass spectrometer reveal the contents of individual cells.

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Bile Benefits

By Ruth Williams | November 1, 2015

Diverting the bile duct around a long stretch of the small intestine could treat obesity without cutting out chunks of the digestive tract.

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Holding Neurons Steady

By Amanda B. Keener | October 1, 2015

Scientists engineer a feedback loop to fine-tune neuron activity with optogenetics.

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Inner Ear Cartography

By Ruth Williams | September 1, 2015

Scientists map the position of cells within the organ of Corti.

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