Australian Lab Cultures New Coronavirus as Infections Climb
Australian Lab Cultures New Coronavirus as Infections Climb
With more than 6,000 cases of the 2019-nCoV virus confirmed, researchers are hoping that studying the pathogen in the lab will help stop the outbreak.
Australian Lab Cultures New Coronavirus as Infections Climb
Australian Lab Cultures New Coronavirus as Infections Climb

With more than 6,000 cases of the 2019-nCoV virus confirmed, researchers are hoping that studying the pathogen in the lab will help stop the outbreak.

With more than 6,000 cases of the 2019-nCoV virus confirmed, researchers are hoping that studying the pathogen in the lab will help stop the outbreak.

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<em>T</em><em>he Scientist</em> Speaks Podcast - Episode 2
The Scientist Speaks Podcast - Episode 2
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Feb 26, 2020
The Buzz About Genetically Modified Mosquitoes
Human Mutation Rates Steady Across Groups&mdash;Except in the Amish
Human Mutation Rates Steady Across Groups—Except in the Amish
Abby Olena | Jan 29, 2020
Researchers determined that the incidence of new genetic mutations is comparable in people of different ancestries, but lower in Amish people.
David Hogness, Revolutionary of 20th Century Genetics, Dies
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.
Scripps Acquires Pfizer&rsquo;s Massive Microbial Library
Scripps Acquires Pfizer’s Massive Microbial Library
Jef Akst | Jan 9, 2020
The East Coast campus of the research institute received shipments of freeze-dried or frozen samples of more than 210,000 microbial strains, which scientists plan to mine for potentially useful natural products.
Genes from Bacteria Likely Aided Plants&rsquo; Move to Land
Genes from Bacteria Likely Aided Plants’ Move to Land
Shawna Williams | Nov 15, 2019
An analysis suggests that DNA cribbed from soil microbes enabled plants’ ancestors to colonize a terrestrial environment.
Image of the Day: Species-Specific Songs
Image of the Day: Species-Specific Songs
Emily Makowski | Nov 14, 2019
Gene activity is linked to songbirds’ tunes.

Image of the Day: Reprogrammed Ants
Image of the Day: Reprogrammed Ants
Emily Makowski | Nov 13, 2019
Watch soldier ants behave more like foragers after scientists change their gene expression.
Martha Mu&ntilde;oz Uncovers the Drivers and Dampers of Biodiversity
Martha Muñoz Uncovers the Drivers and Dampers of Biodiversity
Nicoletta Lanese | Nov 1, 2019
The Yale biologist says that organisms’ behavior, physiology, and morphology engage in a constant “evolutionary dance.”
Sequences of African Genomes Highlights Long-Overlooked Diversity
Sequences of African Genomes Highlights Long-Overlooked Diversity
Jef Akst | Oct 18, 2019
An analysis of more than 400 human genomes from residents of 13 African countries presented at this week’s annual meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics greatly expands our species’ cataloged genetic diversity.