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Synthetic Stem Cells Regenerate Heart Tissue in Mice
Diana Kwon | Jun 1, 2017
These engineered “cells” were made from the secretions and membranes of human mesenchymal stem cells.
Phosphorylation at the Flick of a Switch
Ruth Williams | May 1, 2017
Incorporating light-controlled dimerization domains into kinases provides tight regulation of these enzymes.
Targeting Tregs Halts Cancer’s Immune Helpers
Ruth Williams | Apr 1, 2017
New monoclonal antibodies kill both cancer-promoting immunosuppressive cells and tumor cells in culture.
Massively Parallel Perturbations
Ruth Williams | Mar 1, 2017
Scientists combine CRISPR gene editing with single-cell sequencing for genotype-phenotype screens.
Deep Pocket Exploration
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2017
A modification to traditional docking software enables the examination of a ligand’s passage into its receptor.
New Technique Enables Observation of Accessible Chromatin
Ruth Williams | Jan 1, 2017
A test tube-based genome-labeling technique has been brought under the microscope.
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2016
Engineered circuits detect endogenous transcription factors to drive cellular outputs.
Neural Connectome Method Uses mRNA Barcodes
Ruth Williams | Nov 1, 2016
Researchers swap microscopy for RNA sequencing to track neural paths in the mouse brain.
How to Track Translation in Living Cells
Ruth Williams | Oct 1, 2016
Four independent research groups develop techniques for visualizing peptide production in living cells.
Promoting Protein Partnerships
Ruth Williams | Sep 1, 2016
Scientists generate new protein-protein interactions at an impressive PACE.