Infographic: Anatomical Construction by Cell Collectives
Infographic: Anatomical Construction by Cell Collectives
Understanding this complex and still largely enigmatic process will pave the way for researchers to control the development of new morphologies.
Infographic: Anatomical Construction by Cell Collectives
Infographic: Anatomical Construction by Cell Collectives

Understanding this complex and still largely enigmatic process will pave the way for researchers to control the development of new morphologies.

Understanding this complex and still largely enigmatic process will pave the way for researchers to control the development of new morphologies.

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How Groups of Cells Cooperate to Build Organs and Organisms
How Groups of Cells Cooperate to Build Organs and Organisms
Michael Levin | Sep 1, 2020
Understanding biology’s software—the rules that enable great plasticity in how cell collectives generate reliable anatomies—is key to advancing tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
Image of the Day: Fungal Feature Tracker
Image of the Day: Fungal Feature Tracker
Emily Makowski | Nov 5, 2019
New software can analyze fungi’s growth over time.
Computational Tools Sort Signal from Noise
Computational Tools Sort Signal from Noise
Carolyn Wilke | May 1, 2019
Researchers are developing computational approaches to extract information from multiple sets of single-cell sequencing data.
Software-Based Chemical Screen Could Minimize Animal Testing
Software-Based Chemical Screen Could Minimize Animal Testing
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 13, 2018
Researchers develop a machine-learning tool for toxicity analyses that is more consistent in predicting chemical hazards than assays on animals.
Researchers React to Microsoft’s Acquisition of GitHub
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.
Two Genetic Forensics Techniques Draw Fire
Two Genetic Forensics Techniques Draw Fire
Shawna Williams | Sep 12, 2017
Defense attorneys allege New York City used “unreliable” methods on DNA evidence in thousands of cases.
Deep Pocket Exploration
Deep Pocket Exploration
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2017
A modification to traditional docking software enables the examination of a ligand’s passage into its receptor.
Software for Image Analysis
Software for Image Analysis
Amber Dance | Aug 1, 2016
Profiles of five programs for quantifying data from Westerns, dot blots, gels, and colony cultures
Free Flow
Free Flow
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Dec 1, 2015
A sampling of free software for flow cytometry data analysis
Get With the Program
Get With the Program
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Aug 1, 2015
DIY tips for adding coding to your analysis arsenal
White’s the Matter
White’s the Matter
Kelly Rae Chi | Nov 1, 2014
A basic guide to white matter imaging using diffusion MRI
Keeping Track
Keeping Track
Daniel Cossins | Oct 1, 2014
New software that can trace the individual paths of every animal in a massive swarm could help biologists unravel the secrets of collective behavior.
Opinion: Bioinformatics Software: A Buyer’s Guide
Opinion: Bioinformatics Software: A Buyer’s Guide
David R. Smith | Sep 2, 2014
How to choose programs that suit your lab’s ’omics analysis needs
Metagenomics Mash-Up
Metagenomics Mash-Up
Kelly Rae Chi | Aug 1, 2014
A tour of the newest software and strategies for analyzing microbial and viral communities
Lab 2.0
Lab 2.0
Hayley Dunning | Dec 1, 2012
Apps and software for improving lab productivity
Filling in the Missing Letters
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 3, 2012
A new algorithm brings together data from second - and third - generation genome sequencers.