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Image of the Day: Seizure Proteins
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 14, 2019
The sei ion channel in fruit flies keeps their neuronal excitability in check.
CRISPR Creates Knockout Libraries
Kerry Grens | Dec 16, 2013
Two research groups have developed a database of human gene knockouts generated from the new genome editing technology.
Mutant Mice Live Longer
Kerry Grens | Aug 29, 2013
Reducing the levels of mTOR in rodents extends their lifespan by about 20 percent, though not without consequences.
Single-Gene Knockout Collection Created
Kerry Grens | Aug 25, 2013
Researchers develop several thousand haploid human cell lines, each with a different gene mutant.
Cancer’s First Step
Megan Scudellari | Feb 8, 2012
A single mutant cell breaks free of its neighbors in the early stages of cancer development.