Plus: A short history of beer.
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Engineered proteins, tuned to respond to different light levels, control gene expression in bacteria and mammalian cells.
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Microbial biosensors detect water contaminants in 3 minutes.
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Including first-in-human zinc finger nuclease trials & an RNA vaccine for Ebola virus.
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Cas12l prefers to cut supercoiled DNA.
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By studying the history of Earth's most important protein, scientists bolster blueprints to engineer it.
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A diverse group of fifty-four Sicilians, who lived between the eight- and fifth centuries B.C., get sequenced.
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The child is alive and well two years later after a liver rejection and septicemia.
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They improved muscle function in a mouse model of XLMTM.
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On hype and how I messed up twice in one day.
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Highlights from the White House Summit on Biotechnology and Biomanufacturing.
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Plus: AlphaFold is bad at drug discovery (at least, for predicting antibiotic-protein interactions.)
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