Using Mimics to Get Around Antibodies’ Limitations
Synthetic and natural alternatives to traditional antibodies offer more control, specificity, and reproducibility.
Bringing the Internet of Things into the Lab
The IoT can link up many facets of research—from laboratory equipment to ideas—but scientists must be ready for the questions its implementation could raise.
Race Is Not a Genomic Phenomenon
Rather, DNA sequencing can help us parse our ancestry, a subtle but important distinction.
China’s Flowers, 1922-1949
Austrian-American botanist Joseph Rock collected thousands of plant samples in his 27 years in the Middle Kingdom, leaving after the Communist Party’s takeover.