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Image of the Day: Plant Bulbs
Staff, The Scientist Staff | Dec 14, 2017
Scientists infuse plants with the luminescence of fireflies.
The Unlikely Relationship Between a Brittle Star and a Sea Pansy
Aggie Mika | Jul 17, 2017
The presence of similar light-emitting enzymes in the distantly related organisms lends new insight into bioluminescence evolution.
Next Generation: Souped-up Probiotics Pinpoint Cancer
Kate Yandell | May 28, 2015
Genetically engineered commensal bacteria help researchers detect cancer metastases in mouse livers.
Drug Mechanism Questioned
Kate Yandell | Jun 25, 2013
A study fails to confirm that the small molecule PTC124, in development for multiple genetic disorders, aids in read-through of premature stop codons.