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Bacterial Photography Goes Technicolor
Bacterial Photography Goes Technicolor

Genetically engineered "disco bacteria" sense and respond to different colors of light, creating both stunning art in the culture dish and new possibilities for synthetic biology.

Blood Stem Cells Grown in the Lab
Blood Stem Cells Grown in the Lab

Researchers identify transcription factors and environmental conditions necessary to reprogram human and mouse cells into cells that function like hematopoietic stem cells.

Fate of Rat\'s Sex is Flexible
Fate of Rat's Sex is Flexible

Induced pluripotent stem cells from the tail of a female spiny rat can differentiate into male or female germ cells, outlining a possible escape route from extinction for this endangered species.