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Tweak to N Protein Makes Delta Variant More Infectious
Using a novel lab technique, researchers identified a mutation that allows the virus to insert more genetic material into host cells.
Tweak to N Protein Makes Delta Variant More Infectious
Tweak to N Protein Makes Delta Variant More Infectious

Using a novel lab technique, researchers identified a mutation that allows the virus to insert more genetic material into host cells.

Using a novel lab technique, researchers identified a mutation that allows the virus to insert more genetic material into host cells.

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Paleontologists Find Possible Dinosaur DNA
Chloe Tenn | Oct 26, 2021
A report of preserved fragments of nuclei and chromatin in a fossilized femur of a 125-million-year-old Caudipteryx dinosaur elicits skepticism.
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Hagfish Slime Cells Tailored to Deter Predation
Chloe Tenn | Sep 28, 2021
The Scientist spoke with Chapman University’s Yu Zeng about his lab’s finding that the slime-producing cells of the slippery marine fish vary with the creature’s size, which may be an adaptation to thwart different predators.
Stress-Induced Chromosome Changes Protect Flies’ Aging Brains
Lisa Winter | Dec 1, 2020
Brain cells in older Drosophila tend to have more than two complete sets of chromosomes, and that polyploidy most likely has a protective function, a study shows.
Sample Preparation with Single Cell Multiomics: Simultaneous Epigenomic and Transcriptomic Profiling from the Same Cell
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 30, 2020
In this webinar brought to you by 10x Genomics, experts will discuss how to successfully prepare nuclei suspensions for Single Cell Multiome ATAC + Gene Expression experiments.
Getting Started with Single Cell Multiomics: Simultaneous Epigenomic and Transcriptomic Profiling from the Same Cell
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 15, 2020
In this webinar brought to you by 10x Genomics, experts will discuss tips for running Chromium Single Cell Multiome ATAC + Gene Expression experiments in your lab.
Combating COVID-19 with Cell-Free Expression
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 19, 2020
Scientists rely on synthetic biology and cell-free expression systems for developing novel approaches to combat the pandemic.
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Publishers Develop Inclusive Name-Change Policies
Emma Yasinski | Jul 14, 2020
Transgender scientists are seeing some success in advocating for standards that allow authors to change their names on previous work.
Gene Splicing Pioneer Dale Kaiser Dies
Ashley Yeager | Jun 29, 2020
Working with a virus that infects bacteria, the Stanford University biochemist and developmental biologist helped to develop a way to stitch DNA together, a discovery that gave rise to genetic engineering.
Glycans May Bind to RNA, Initial Findings Suggest
Emily Makowski | Oct 7, 2019
This is the first time sugars have been found connected to RNA molecules, suggesting a new role for RNA.
Infographic: Effects of Satellite DNA–Binding Proteins
Sukanya Charuchandra | Oct 1, 2018
The linkers gather chromosomes together into chromocenters.
Next Generation: Sneaking into a Cell
Megan Scudellari | Jan 18, 2012
A nanoscale device measures electrical signals inside cells without causing damage.