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Fungal Cold Adaptation Linked to Protein Structure Changes: Study
Environmental pressure seems to spawn changes in the intrinsically disordered regions of enzymes in polar yeasts, allowing them to adapt to extreme cold.
Fungal Cold Adaptation Linked to Protein Structure Changes: Study
Fungal Cold Adaptation Linked to Protein Structure Changes: Study

Environmental pressure seems to spawn changes in the intrinsically disordered regions of enzymes in polar yeasts, allowing them to adapt to extreme cold.

Environmental pressure seems to spawn changes in the intrinsically disordered regions of enzymes in polar yeasts, allowing them to adapt to extreme cold.

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Opinion: The Reproductive Technology Advances No One Asked For
John D. Loike and Alan Kadish | Jun 22, 2022 | 4 min read
Cloning and parthenogenesis of humans wouldn’t align with bioethical principles.
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Pioneering Molecular Virologist Flossie Wong-Staal Dies
Amanda Heidt | Jul 14, 2020 | 3 min read
The University of California, San Diego, researcher helped identify the HIV retrovirus responsible for AIDS and developed treatments still in use today.
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Cooking up the Perfect PCR Reaction
MilliporeSigma | 1 min read
Discover how to obtain optimal PCR results by selecting the right DNA polymerase and optimizing the reaction buffer.
Scientists Clone SARS-CoV-2 Genome with Quick Yeast-Based Method
Ruth Williams | May 6, 2020 | 4 min read
The use of yeast artificial chromosomes has enabled the rapid genetic reconstruction of the novel coronavirus.
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David Hogness, Revolutionary of 20th Century Genetics, Dies
Amy Schleunes | Jan 20, 2020 | 2 min read
The Stanford University researcher’s groundbreaking work connected the fields of molecular biology and genetics, paving the way for the founding of genomics.
A Brief History of Stem Cells
Scientific Breakthroughs with Stem Cells
Nele Haelterman, PhD | 1 min read
Discover the various ways scientists bolster stem cells to understand and cure disease.
Cloning Scientist Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison
Jef Akst | Jan 14, 2020 | 2 min read
More than five years after his arrest, Li Ning of China Agricultural University is convicted of stealing nearly $5 million of grant money.
Former FDA Commissioner Frank Young Dies
Jef Akst | Dec 2, 2019 | 2 min read
The physician-researcher laid the groundwork for genetic cloning and led the US Food and Drug Administration as the country faced the AIDS crisis in the 1980s.
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Capturing Heterogeneity: How Single Cell Analysis Reshapes Health and Disease Research
The Scientist Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Timothy O’Sullivan and Jacob Blum will discuss how they use single cell data to understand complex biological systems.
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China’s First Cloned Kitten, Garlic
Nicoletta Lanese | Sep 6, 2019 | 3 min read
Owner Huang Yu dug up his deceased cat to give its cells to the pet-cloning company Sinogene.
Clones Made of CRISPRed Monkeys
Carolyn Wilke | Jan 25, 2019 | 2 min read
Researchers edited macaque embryos to induce symptoms of sleep disorders and chose one animal to clone. A bioethicist questions the study’s appropriateness.
Repurposing a Pathogenic Bacteria’s Weapon
LabTalk Podcast - Bugs with Drugs: Repurposing a Pathogenic Bacteria’s Weapon
The Scientist Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Cammie Lesser describes her research developing designer probiotics to deliver protein-based therapeutics to the gut.
Monkeys Cloned by Dolly-the-Sheep Technology
Catherine Offord | Jan 24, 2018 | 2 min read
The approach, which has never before been successfully attempted in primates, could lead to improved animal models for human biology and disease.
David Julius Probes the Molecular Mechanics of Pain
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 1, 2018 | 5+ min read
For nearly 30 years, the UC San Francisco researcher has delved into unexplored corners of the nervous system.
Scaling BAC on Time and Sample
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Agilent Technologies | 3 min read
A new and simplified quality control method confirms the cloning of both small and large inserts in bacterial artificial chromosomes (BACs) with significantly less time and sample.
Dolly’s Cloning Likely Didn’t Cause Premature Aging
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 24, 2017 | 2 min read
A new analysis of Dolly’s skeleton suggests the cloned sheep’s arthritis did not lead to her death. 
Opinion: Is a Clone Really Born at Age Zero?
José Cibelli | Feb 21, 2017 | 5 min read
More lessons from Dolly the sheep
Using Genetics and Genomics to Improve Food Security
The Scientist Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Pamela Ronald and Kan Wang will discuss how they enhance the yield and disease resistance of important crops.
Church on the Late Show
The Scientist Staff | Sep 30, 2016 | 1 min read
Harvard biologist George Church talks gene therapy, aging, and reviving the woolly mammoth with Stephen Colbert.