cartoon depiction of a pair of scissors about to cut a DNA double helix
Researchers Uncover New Families of Gene-Editing Enzymes
The results reveal evolutionary relatives of the Cas9 enzyme now used extensively in biotechnology.
ABOVE: istock.com
Researchers Uncover New Families of Gene-Editing Enzymes
Researchers Uncover New Families of Gene-Editing Enzymes

The results reveal evolutionary relatives of the Cas9 enzyme now used extensively in biotechnology.

The results reveal evolutionary relatives of the Cas9 enzyme now used extensively in biotechnology.

ABOVE: istock.com
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photograph of a woman wearing a face mask embedded with SARS-CoV-2 sensors
Researchers Create Pathogen-Sensing Face Mask
Annie Melchor | Jul 5, 2021
The masks contain freeze-dried, cell-free biosensors, enabling them to detect pathogens including SARS-CoV-2.