techniques, evolution, disease & medicine
Retina Recordings
Retina Recordings
Ruth Williams | Oct 1, 2014
Scientists adapt an in vivo retina recorder for ex vivo use.
Sleep Tight
Sleep Tight
Emily Monosson | Oct 1, 2014
Bed bugs are but one example of a species whose populations have evolved in response to human behavior.
Nuclear Cartography
Nuclear Cartography
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Oct 1, 2014
Techniques for mapping chromosome conformation
Capturing Complexes
Capturing Complexes
Nicholette Zeliadt | Oct 1, 2014
Techniques for analyzing RNA-protein interactions
Book Excerpt from <em>Unnatural Selection</em>
Book Excerpt from Unnatural Selection
Emily Monosson | Oct 1, 2014
In chapter 5, “Resurgence: Bedbugs Bite Back,” author Emily Monosson chronicles the rise of the pesky pests in the face of humanity’s best chemical efforts.
The Rainbow Connection
The Rainbow Connection
Kerry Grens | Oct 1, 2014
Color vision as we know it resulted from one fortuitous genetic event after another.
Cave-dwelling Fish Fail to Keep Time
Cave-dwelling Fish Fail to Keep Time
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 25, 2014
Tetra fish adapted to extreme darkness lose circadian metabolic rhythms to conserve energy, according to a study. 
“King of Noses”
“King of Noses”
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 24, 2014
New hadrosaur uncovered in Utah hints at surprising speciation.  
Squid-Inspired Electric Elastomer
Squid-Inspired Electric Elastomer
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 18, 2014
Polymer changes color and texture in response to remote signals. 
Did <em>Spinosaurus </em> Swim?
Did Spinosaurus Swim?
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 15, 2014
Most complete skeleton suggests the dinosaurs were semi-aquatic hunters.