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Researchers Find DNA “Borgs” in Methane-Chomping Archaea
Massive extrachromosomal elements named after the hive-minded cyborg villains in Star Trek may be the first of their kind.
Researchers Find DNA “Borgs” in Methane-Chomping Archaea
Researchers Find DNA “Borgs” in Methane-Chomping Archaea

Massive extrachromosomal elements named after the hive-minded cyborg villains in Star Trek may be the first of their kind.

Massive extrachromosomal elements named after the hive-minded cyborg villains in Star Trek may be the first of their kind.

plasmids

Taming the Transposon Hordes
Ruth Williams | Jan 1, 2019
Researchers repurpose the CRISPR machinery to turn whole classes of transposable elements on or off.
Stanley Falkow, Father of Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis, Dies
Catherine Offord | May 9, 2018
The microbiologist was known for his work on bacterial antibiotic resistance and infectious disease.
Technique Talk: Cell Transfection Techniques
Technique Talk: Cell Transfection Techniques
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Nov 2, 2021
Learn how to overcome common transfection challenges and optimize gene delivery.
Gene Editing Without Foreign DNA
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2016
Scientists perform plant-genome modifications on crops without using plasmids.
Sharing Made Easy
Megan Scudellari | Sep 1, 2012
Biological resource centers are bigger and better than ever before, storing and distributing shared reagents, plasmids, and more.