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Microbiota Manipulations

By Ruth Williams | July 17, 2017

Two research teams develop tools for tinkering with a bacterial genus prominent in human guts.

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Promoting Protein Partnerships

By Ruth Williams | September 1, 2016

Scientists generate new protein-protein interactions at an impressive PACE.

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Wanted: Transcriptional Regulators

By Ruth Williams | August 1, 2016

Researchers have designed a screen to find unique molecules, called riboswitches, that determine whether transcription will proceed.

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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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Scanning for SIV’s Sanctuaries

By Ruth Williams | May 1, 2015

Whole-body immunoPET scans of SIV-infected macaques reveal where the replicating virus hides.  

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Precision Epigenetics

By Ruth Williams | September 1, 2013

Visualizing specific epigenetic marks at single gene loci is now possible in individual cells.

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BRET Meets FRET

By Ruth Williams | May 1, 2013

Scientists create biocompatible, self-luminescing nanoparticles for in vivo imaging.

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Timing Turnover

By Kerry Grens | November 1, 2012

Two-tone fluorescent tags track the movement and life span of proteins within living cells.

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Live-Action Networks

By Ruth Williams | October 1, 2012

Mass spec plus novel software equals dynamic views into the chemical lives of microbes.

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Milling Magic

By Ruth Williams | August 1, 2012

Ion beams carve slices in frozen cells, giving biologists an interior view.

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