Infographic: Building an Artificial Chromosome
Infographic: Building an Artificial Chromosome
Integrating a specialized histone into large segments of transgenic DNA enables centromere formation.
Infographic: Building an Artificial Chromosome
Infographic: Building an Artificial Chromosome

Integrating a specialized histone into large segments of transgenic DNA enables centromere formation.

Integrating a specialized histone into large segments of transgenic DNA enables centromere formation.

Infographics
Infographic: How the Mitochondrial and Nuclear Genomes Interact
Viviane Callier | Nov 1, 2019
From regulating each other’s gene expression to encoding different parts of the same proteins, the two genome types in every eukaryotic cell are far from independent.
Infographic: Red Tides Still Hold Tantalizing Mysteries
Bob Grant | Nov 1, 2019
A full description of the lifecycle of Karenia brevis could lead to improved monitoring, prediction, and mitigation of the harmful algal blooms it regularly causes.
Infographic: Plugged In
Nicoletta Lanese | Nov 1, 2019
How bacterial filaments ferry electrons through marine sediment
Interactive: How Interconnected Is Life in the Ocean?
Catherine Offord | Nov 1, 2019
To help create better conservation and management plans, researchers are measuring how marine organisms move between habitats and populations.
Infographic: How Air Pollution Could Affect the Brain
Catherine Offord | Oct 1, 2019
Evidence is accumulating that breathing contaminated air might impair cognition.
Infographic: Remote-Controlled Nerves
Ruth Williams | Oct 1, 2019
A tiny implanted optofluidic device enables researchers to control mouse nerves without touching the animals.
Infographic: How NETs Work
Borko Amulic, Gabriel Sollberger | Oct 1, 2019
While neutrophil extracellular traps help guard the body from infection, they also can contribute to a range of diseases.
Infographic: Light in the Dark
Nicoletta Lanese | Oct 1, 2019
A new tool helps stem cells integrate with host neural circuitry after implantation in mice.
Infographic: Is Cellular Waste at the Root of Parkinson’s Disease?
Ashley Yeager | Oct 1, 2019
Damage to the lysosome, the organelle that removes excess proteins, lipids, and other materials, might be at the root of the disease.
Infographic: How to Catch Cheating Athletes
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 1, 2019
Anti-doping agencies are tracking levels of various molecules in athletes’ blood and urine over time to increase their ability to detect drug misuse.
Infographic: History of Ancient Hominin Interbreeding
Jef Akst | Sep 1, 2019
See when and where our ancestors may have interbred with Neanderthals and Denisovans.
Infographic: Open and shut
Chia-Yi Hou | Sep 1, 2019
Researchers devise a way to make plants’ stomata open and close more quickly.
Infographic: The Genetics of Fragile X Syndrome
Randi Hagerman | Sep 1, 2019
Variation in the number of CGG repeats in the FMR1 gene at the bottom of the X chromosome can lead to increased levels of mRNA or decreased levels of protein—both conditions that cause disease.
Infographic: Optogenetics Without Genetic Engineering
Ruth Williams | Sep 1, 2019
DNA-loaded nanoparticles that respond to infrared light provide an alternative way to control cell behavior.
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Where to Share Data Instead of Journal Supplements
Diana Kwon | Aug 19, 2019
A brief guide to some of the most commonly used general-purpose repositories
brain tissue
Infographic: A 3-D Printed Brain Tumor
Jef Akst | Jul 15, 2019
How researchers create a glioblastoma on a chip that can predict patients’ response to treatments
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Infographic: DNA Detection with a Chip
Ruth Williams | Jul 15, 2019
Researchers combine CRISPR technology with a graphene transistor to create an electronic sensor for particular DNA sequences.
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Infographic: Neoantigen Prediction for Personalized Vaccine Design
Jasreet Hundal, Elaine R. Mardis | Jul 15, 2019
See how a computational pipeline uses next-generation sequencing data to identify genetic alterations that produce cancer-specific antigens.
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Infographic: Gut Microbes Change How Well Drugs Work
Shawna Williams | Jul 15, 2019
Our resident bacteria can affect the activity of immunotherapies and other medicines in the body.