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Mass Resignation from
’s Editorial Board
Catherine Offord | Nov 6, 2017
Nineteen researchers have stepped down after the journal decided not to retract a paper that they say plagiarized the work of a Johns Hopkins biomedical scientist.
Rachel Berkowitz | Oct 1, 2017
Computational tools for mapping out synthetic nucleic acids
Cargo-Sorting DNA Robots
Ruth Williams | Sep 14, 2017
Autonomous molecules that collect, carry, and sort different genetic packages usher in a new era for nucleic-acid robotics.
Driving Down Pests
Amy Lewis | Aug 28, 2017
A computer model estimates that gene-drive technology could wipe out populations of an invasive mammal on islands.
Primates Use Simple Code to Recognize Faces
Abby Olena | Jun 1, 2017
Researchers could reconstruct the faces a monkey saw from the patterns of neuronal activity in a certain area of the brain.
How Statistics Weakened mRNA’s Predictive Power
Ruth Williams | May 22, 2017
Transcript abundance isn’t a reliable indicator of protein quantity, contrary to studies’ suggestions.
Computers That Can Smell
Kerry Grens | May 1, 2017
Teams of modelers compete to develop algorithms for estimating how people will perceive a particular odor from its molecular characteristics.
Tracking the Evolutionary History of a Tumor
Amber Dance | Apr 1, 2017
Analyzing single cell sequences to decipher the evolution of a tumor
Jason Castro Tackles Olfactory Mysteries
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 1, 2016
Assistant Professor, Bates College. Age: 37
Esther Landhuis | Jul 1, 2016
In today’s data-heavy research environment, wet-lab scientists can benefit from new computational skills.