CRISPR-Based Tool Expands DNA-Hydrogel Versatility
CRISPR-Based Tool Expands DNA-Hydrogel Versatility
DNA-responsive polymer gels used for releasing drugs, encapsulating cells, and much more now have greater adaptability thanks to the Cas12a nuclease.
CRISPR-Based Tool Expands DNA-Hydrogel Versatility
CRISPR-Based Tool Expands DNA-Hydrogel Versatility

DNA-responsive polymer gels used for releasing drugs, encapsulating cells, and much more now have greater adaptability thanks to the Cas12a nuclease.

DNA-responsive polymer gels used for releasing drugs, encapsulating cells, and much more now have greater adaptability thanks to the Cas12a nuclease.

hydrogel scaffold
Infographic: Sequence-Directed Gel Degradation
Infographic: Sequence-Directed Gel Degradation
Ruth Williams | Dec 1, 2019
A novel system for customizable DNA-hydrogel manipulations
Next Generation: Cells Communicate with Light
Next Generation: Cells Communicate with Light
Abby Olena | Oct 20, 2013
Researchers design a clear cellular scaffold called a hydrogel that can be used to detect and transmit light to cells in vivo.
Cellular Pegs-in-Holes
Cellular Pegs-in-Holes
Ruth Williams | Aug 1, 2013
Cell-containing hydrogel shapes fit into a template to create an artificial tissue environment.
(Re)Programming Director
Karen Hopkin | Oct 1, 2012
Unwilling to accept the finality of terminal differentiation, Helen Blau has honed techniques that showcase the flexibility of cells to adopt different identities.