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Researchers React to Microsoft’s Acquisition of GitHub
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 7, 2018
Computational biologists are optimistic that the purchase of the world’s largest hub for open-source computer code will not affect the way they use GitHub for science.
Using Mimics to Get Around Antibodies’ Limitations
Devika G. Bansal | Jun 1, 2018
Synthetic and natural alternatives to traditional antibodies offer more control, specificity, and reproducibility.
Computer Programs Sift Through Spikes in Nerve Cells’ Activity
Ashley Yeager | May 1, 2018
Software that can separate signals from noise brings neuroscientists a step closer to understanding neurons’ patterns of communication.
Optical Cell Sorting
Rachel Berkowitz | Dec 1, 2017
Researchers are using light and new image processing tools for label-free cell characterization.
Building Better Reagents
Jane McLeod, Paul Ko Ferrigno | Feb 1, 2016
Facing problems of inconsistent, time-consuming, and costly antibody production, some researchers are turning to alternatives to target specific proteins of interest, in the lab and in the clinic.
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 1, 2015
Researchers devise new techniques to facilitate growing bacteria collected from the environment.
Jef Akst | Sep 28, 2015
A pioneer of the gene-editing technique discovers a protein that could improve its accuracy.
Merck Buys Sigma-Aldrich for $17B
Kerry Grens | Sep 22, 2014
Two giants merge as the German drug maker acquires the US-based science supply company.
Insertional Mutagenesis from a Viral Vector
Josh Roberts(firstname.lastname@example.org) | May 9, 2005
Integrated viral sequences can dysregulate genes.