CRISPR-Based Tool Expands DNA-Hydrogel Versatility
CRISPR-Based Tool Expands DNA-Hydrogel Versatility
DNA-responsive polymer gels used for releasing drugs, encapsulating cells, and much more now have greater adaptability thanks to the Cas12a nuclease.
CRISPR-Based Tool Expands DNA-Hydrogel Versatility
CRISPR-Based Tool Expands DNA-Hydrogel Versatility

DNA-responsive polymer gels used for releasing drugs, encapsulating cells, and much more now have greater adaptability thanks to the Cas12a nuclease.

DNA-responsive polymer gels used for releasing drugs, encapsulating cells, and much more now have greater adaptability thanks to the Cas12a nuclease.

Modus Operandi
Streamlined Artificial Chromosome Creation
Streamlined Artificial Chromosome Creation
Ruth Williams | Nov 1, 2019
Recruiting an epigenetic instigator of centromere formation into large segments of cloned DNA facilitates their transformation into artificial chromosomes.
Remote Control of Peripheral Nerves
Remote Control of Peripheral Nerves
Ruth Williams | Oct 1, 2019
An implantable wireless device with microfluidic and optical components allows manipulation of individual nerve fibers in mice’s extremities.
Light-Activated Nanodevices Control Cells
Light-Activated Nanodevices Control Cells
Ruth Williams | Sep 1, 2019
DNA-coated gold nanorods enable cells to be activated by light without genetic manipulation.
Digital DNA Detection
Digital DNA Detection
Ruth Williams | Jul 15, 2019
A CRISPR-based electronic sensor flags target DNA sequences at high speed.
Intracellular Magnetic Manipulations
Intracellular Magnetic Manipulations
Ruth Williams | Jun 1, 2019
Optimized tweezers enable precise 3-D manipulations of a cell’s organelles.
Microbiology Meets Machine Learning
Microbiology Meets Machine Learning
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2019
Artificially intelligent software has human-like ability to analyze host-pathogen interactions in microscopy images.
Mopping Up Excess Chemotherapy Drugs
Mopping Up Excess Chemotherapy Drugs
Ruth Williams | Apr 1, 2019
A prototype in-vein device would collect toxic medications before they reach healthy tissues.
Stick-On Immune Cell Monitor
Stick-On Immune Cell Monitor
Ruth Williams | Mar 1, 2019
A microneedle-containing skin patch offers researchers a noninvasive way to survey immune responses in mice.

Better Base Editing in Plants
Better Base Editing in Plants
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2019
Adenine editing enzymes have been adapted for use in plants.