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Oct 9, 2019
Fluorescent probe could allow scientists to watch circuits within the brain and link their activity to specific behaviors.  
Oct 3, 2019
Lu Lab have programmed viruses called bacteriophages to kill different strains of E. coli,  
Sep 26, 2019
Rapid imaging method could help reveal how conditions such as autism affect brain cells.
Sep 19, 2019
The human microbiome is made up of single-celled bacteria with hard-to-pronounce names like Akkermansia muciniphila, Faecalibacterium prausnitzii, and Parabacteroides goldsteinii.
Sep 2, 2019
MIT researchers have collected and preserved samples of nearly 8,000 strains of bacteria found in the human digestive tract.  
Aug 22, 2019
Engineers program human and bacterial cells to keep a record of complex molecular events.
Aug 22, 2019
Smart materials change properties in response to specific DNA sequences; could be used in a variety of devices.
Aug 12, 2019
Study finds that Alzheimer’s damage allows toxins to enter the brain, further harming neurons.
Aug 9, 2019
Shining light through household bleach creates fluorescent quantum defects in carbon nanotubes for quantum computing and biomedical imaging.
Aug 5, 2019
These are exciting times for companies like Ginkgo (named after a dinosaur-era tree that’s a living fossil) that work in the emerging field of synthetic biology.