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Promoting Protein Partnerships

By Ruth Williams | September 1, 2016

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


Tips on how to surmount the challenges of working with CRISPR to manipulate genes in human stems cells to study their function in specific diseases or to correct genetic defects in patient cells.

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Protein or Perish

By Ruth Williams | September 1, 2016

A bacteriophage must evolve certain variants of a protein or die.


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That Other CRISPR Patent Dispute

By Kerry Grens | 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.

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“Ultimate DISCO” uses a solvent that shrinks whole animals and preserves fluorescence for months.


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Student Alleges His Team Didn’t Earn CRISPR Patent

By Kerry Grens | August 18, 2016

A former researcher at the Broad Institute has suggested the University of California, Berkeley, team deserves credit for inventing the gene-editing technique.

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Researchers use the CRISPR/Cas system to express three transcription-factor genes, changing the identities of mouse cells.


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How to Build Bioinformatic Pipelines Using Galaxy

By Jeffrey M. Perkel | August 1, 2016

A point-and-click interface alternative to command-line tools that allows researchers to easily create, run, and troubleshoot serial sequence analyses


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Riboswitch Screen

By Ruth Williams | August 1, 2016

A newly developed method detects regulators of bacterial transcription called riboswitches.


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Software for Image Analysis

By Amber Dance | August 1, 2016

Profiles of five programs for quantifying data from Westerns, dot blots, gels, and colony cultures


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