Researchers look to the guts of chickens’ ancestors to gain insights into domestication.
DeepMind used to create the most complete database of predicted 3D protein structures
This will be one of the most important datasets since the mapping of the Human Genome, say experts.
New device refines scientists’ ability to sort and process human cells
The device could improve personalized medicine by detecting whether a specific drug is likely to work for a patient before it is administered.
3D printing cell substrate topographies
Scientists use 3D printing to combine fundamental biology research methods with high-throughput screening of cell culture surface topographies.
A logic circuit made from DNA
Changing the shape of soft matter using circuits made from DNA.
3D-bioprinted breast cancer to understand tumor growth and spread
A prototype platform allows researchers to culture and study tumor growth in new detail.
Researchers translate the music hidden in spider webs
From better 3D printers to cross-species communication and otherworldly music, scientists unlock the hidden, musical language of spiders.
Pseudoviruses help determine the success of COVID-19 vaccines and antibody therapies
Assays using pseudoviruses have been indispensable in our efforts to halt the current pandemic.
A “time-accelerated computational microscope” provides biologists with powerful insights
A new simulation technique accelerates modeling to help us better understand complex molecular processes and facilitate rational drug design.
Fossils provide new insights into the evolution of bones
Modern biology considers bone cells essential for bone development and health. However, when bone initially evolved some 400-million years ago, these were missing. So why did bone cells evolve?