05/22/2017 12:00:21
Whitney Clavin
Caltech biochemists have uncovered details of a protein that controls blood cell production in an aggressive form of leukemia.
05/09/2017 11:53:42
Lori Dajose
New Caltech research shows that cells decipher information by calculating ratios.
04/26/2017 11:11:19
Lori Dajose
A new bone clearing technique is a breakthrough for testing osteoporosis drugs.
A bone rendered transparent. Stem cells are colored red.
04/17/2017 09:55:48
Lori Dajose
Scientists have discovered the structure of a bacterial machine that injects toxins into cells and spreads antibiotic resistance.
Animated gif of an artist's rendition of a cellular machine spewing toxic molecules.
03/30/2017 14:27:59
Robert Perkins
A new study adds 41 new types of cyanobacteria, and helps pin down when in history they "invented" oxygen-producing photosynthesis.
Bacterial mats
03/29/2017 10:35:08
Lori Dajose
Perturbations in "face patch" regions of the brain affect the perception of faces and other objects.
Images of mens faces, and images of clocks, teapots, and oranges.
03/20/2017 10:09:51
Lori Dajose
Lamprey have an ancient and unexpected mechanism for developing neurons in the gut.
A side view of the lamprey gut, showing many large serotonergic neurons (green) sitting on the side of the gut.
02/27/2017 17:05:54
Lori Dajose
A promising new cancer treatment causes cancer cells to fill up with discarded proteins and thus self-destruct.
Green and blue fluorescent dots.
02/23/2017 11:15:22
Whitney Clavin
A Caltech-led study has shown that the electrical wire-like behavior of DNA is involved in the molecule's replication.
Illustration of DNA replication
02/23/2017 09:19:43
Lori Dajose
A software tool and a systematic wet-lab procedure proven in practice are an advance in the design and construction of circuits made of DNA.
A man at a computer. Artistic biological objects flow from it.

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