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Pioneering Molecular Virologist Flossie Wong-Staal Dies
The University of California, San Diego, researcher helped identify the HIV retrovirus responsible for AIDS and developed treatments still in use today.
Pioneering Molecular Virologist Flossie Wong-Staal Dies
Pioneering Molecular Virologist Flossie Wong-Staal Dies

The University of California, San Diego, researcher helped identify the HIV retrovirus responsible for AIDS and developed treatments still in use today.

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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Scientists Clone SARS-CoV-2 Genome with Quick Yeast-Based Method
Ruth Williams | May 6, 2020
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
The Stanford University researcher’s groundbreaking work connected the fields of molecular biology and genetics, paving the way for the founding of genomics.
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Capturing Heterogeneity: How Single Cell Analysis Reshapes Health and Disease Research
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 30, 2021
Timothy O’Sullivan and Jacob Blum will discuss how they use single cell data to understand complex biological systems.
Cloning Scientist Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison
Jef Akst | Jan 14, 2020
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
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.
Repurposing a Pathogenic Bacteria’s Weapon
LabTalk Podcast - Bugs with Drugs: Repurposing a Pathogenic Bacteria’s Weapon
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Apr 16, 2021
Cammie Lesser describes her research developing designer probiotics to deliver protein-based therapeutics to the gut.
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China’s First Cloned Kitten, Garlic
Nicoletta Lanese | Sep 6, 2019
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
Researchers edited macaque embryos to induce symptoms of sleep disorders and chose one animal to clone. A bioethicist questions the study’s appropriateness.
Scaling BAC on Time and Sample
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Agilent Technologies | Apr 9, 2021
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.
Monkeys Cloned by Dolly-the-Sheep Technology
Catherine Offord | Jan 24, 2018
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
For nearly 30 years, the UC San Francisco researcher has delved into unexplored corners of the nervous system.
Using Genetics and Genomics to Improve Food Security
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Mar 25, 2021
Pamela Ronald and Kan Wang will discuss how they enhance the yield and disease resistance of important crops.
Dolly’s Cloning Likely Didn’t Cause Premature Aging
Katarina Zimmer | Nov 24, 2017
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
More lessons from Dolly the sheep
Technique Talk: Supporting Organoid Growth in 3D Cell Culture
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Bio-Techne | Mar 8, 2021
In this workshop, you will learn how to optimally culture organoids and support their growth after genetic manipulation.
Church on the Late Show
The Scientist Staff | Sep 30, 2016
Harvard biologist George Church talks gene therapy, aging, and reviving the woolly mammoth with Stephen Colbert.
Study: Cloned Sheep Age Normally
Tanya Lewis | Jul 26, 2016
The animals, some of which were cloned from the same tissue as Dolly, appeared as healthy as non-cloned sheep, a study suggests.
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The Next Generation of CRISPR-Cas Systems
Nathan Ni, PhD | Feb 4, 2021
Researchers reinvent genome editing with new CRISPR-Cas systems.
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Jun 1, 2015
How to Clone a Mammoth, The Upright Thinkers, The Thirteenth Step, and Humankind