cloning, neuroscience, genetics & genomics, developmental biology
Cerebral Beauty
Hannah Waters | Mar 15, 2012
Cap off your celebration of Brain Awareness Week with some artistic applications of neuroscience.
High Tumor Heterogeneity Confirmed
Sabrina Richards | Mar 9, 2012
One biopsy may not provide enough information about the array of mutations in cancer to devise treatments based on a tumor’s genetic profile.
New Type of DNA Discovered?
Sabrina Richards | Mar 8, 2012
Small circles of extrachromosomal DNA appear to be widespread in mammals, and may be byproducts of small deletions in the nuclear DNA of somatic cells.
Genome Digest
Cristina Luiggi | Mar 7, 2012
Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.
Banana Fungus Origin Revealed
Sabrina Richards | Mar 6, 2012
A fungal disease that is plaguing banana plants around the world originated in South East Asia.
NIH Launches Genetics Test Database
Jef Akst | Mar 1, 2012
The federal agency unveils a collection of thousands of genetic tests for some 2,500 diseases.
Self-cloning Coral
Hannah Waters | Mar 1, 2012
Coral embryos broken apart by waves can continue developing into adult clones.
Coral Clones
Hannah Waters | Mar 1, 2012
The colorful and fragile start to the life of a living reef
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Mar 1, 2012
The Wandering Gene and the Indian Princess, The Forever Fix, Connectome, and DNA USA
How to Make Eyeball Stew
Hannah Waters | Mar 1, 2012
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