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Microbe Maven
Microbe Maven

Meet Scientist to Watch Emily Balskus, who studies the microbes that inhabit humans at Harvard University.

DNA Origami
DNA Origami

Will complex, folded synthetic DNA molecules one day serve as capsules to deliver drugs to cancer cells?

Lubcheco on Conservation
Lubcheco on Conservation

Former NOAA administrator and zoologist Jane Lunchenco discusses the importance of science in the face of climate change.

DNA Construction
DNA Construction

Researchers have devised multiple ways to build nanoscale structures from the nucleic acid.

Making the Rounds
Making the Rounds

Circular RNA biogenesis occurs when RNA fragments are bent into closed loops of one or more exons and/or introns.

Worms’ Epigenetic Memories
Worms’ Epigenetic Memories

When kept at warmer temperatures for five generations, C. elegans showed evidence of “remembering” that experience for up to 14 generations.

Snake Secrets
Snake Secrets

See a boa species that scientists hadn't witnessed alive in more than 50 years.

Lung Blood
Lung Blood

Watch the birth of platelets in the lungs of mice, a finding that contributes to a new understanding of the respiratory organs' role in blood formation.

Microbiome Racer
Microbiome Racer

Genomicist Lauren Petersen wins a mountain bike race after she altered her own gut microbial communities.

Brain Freeze
Brain Freeze

Meet one child saved from brain damage by cooling therapy.