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Frozen chemistry controls bacterial infections

Chemists and molecular biologists have made an unexpected discovery in infection biology. The researchers can now show that two proteins that bind to one another slow down a chemical reaction central to the course of the ...

dateMar 03, 2017 in Biochemistry
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Biologists unlock code regulating most human genes

Molecular biologists at UC San Diego have unlocked the code that initiates transcription and regulates the activity of more than half of all human genes, an achievement that should provide scientists with a better understanding ...

dateJan 24, 2017 in Biotechnology
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History of cells told through MEMOIR

Researchers have developed a new method for reading the history and "family trees" of cells. Called MEMOIR, or Memory by Engineered Mutagenesis with Optical In situ Readout, the technique can record the life history of animal ...

dateNov 21, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Organisms or Machines?

Dr. Dan Nicholson is first a scientist, a molecular biologist. However, unlike most researchers in the constantly changing and expanding field of biology, Dan questions the very directions fields like synthetic biology are ...

dateJan 13, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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