News & Opinion
Top 10 Innovations
Cell & Molecular Biology
Disease & Medicine
Ecology & Environment
Genetics & Genomics
Pharma & Biotech
Image of the Day
Of Mice and Metastasis
Amanda B. Keener | Apr 1, 2018
Tools for studying how cancer spreads
Opinion: Address Taxonomic Skew
Malcolm F. Rosenthal, Maydianne C.B. Andrade | May 30, 2017
The domination of model organisms and charismatic megafauna in the literature is a disservice to the life sciences.
Enzyme Required for Mitochondrial Genome Destruction
Abby Olena | Mar 22, 2017
Mitochondrial DNA polymerase is necessary for the destruction of paternal mtDNA in fruit fly sperm, scientists show.
Alison F. Takemura | Jun 23, 2016
Some scientists hope to replace microbiology’s workhorse bacterium with fast-growing
What Lies Sleeping
Philippe Mourrain | Mar 1, 2016
Why can science still not define this most basic biological process?
Human Genes Can Save Yeast
Ruth Williams | May 21, 2015
Replacing yeast genes with their human equivalents reveals functional conservation despite a billion years of divergent evolution.
Llamas as Lab Rats
Jenny Rood | May 1, 2015
From diagnostics to vaccines, llama antibodies point to new directions in HIV research.
Widely Used Antibiotics Affect Mitochondria
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 12, 2015
From plants to mice and human cells, tetracyclines lead to mitochondrial dysfunction in model organisms.
Guinea Pigs to Model Ebola Spread
Kerry Grens | Jan 5, 2015
A new guinea pig model of Ebola viral transmission shows that direct contact with infected animals is not necessary to catch the disease.
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 27, 2014
Latest Encyclopedia of DNA Elements data enable researchers to compare genome regulation across species.