Nature Biotechnology

Researchers decode the hamster genome

Genome researchers from Bielefeld University's Center for Biotechnology (CeBiTec) headed by Professor Dr. Alfred Pühler have succeeded in sequencing the genome of the Chinese hamster. The Chinese hamster ...

Aug 21, 2013 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Who's patenting whose genome?

An international project has developed a free and open public resource that will bring much-needed transparency to the murky and contentious world of gene patenting.

Dec 06, 2013 5 / 5 (3) 1 | with audio podcast

A new glow for electron microscopy

The glowing green molecule known as green fluorescent protein (GFP) has revolutionized molecular biology. When GFP is attached to a particular protein inside a cell, scientists can easily identify and locate ...

Oct 22, 2012 5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast

Single-cell genome sequencing gets better

Researchers led by bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego have generated the most complete genome sequences from single E. coli cells and individual neurons from the human brain. The breakt ...

Nov 10, 2013 5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast