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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.