Self-destructing genes reveal novel approach to therapy

Bioengineers at The University of Texas at Dallas have created a novel gene-delivery system that shuttles a gene into a ...

Plato, Beyoncé, and everything in between stored in one tablespoon of DNA

Even though it’s looking increasingly likely that humanity will find a way to wipe itself off the face of the ...

Will benefits of nanopesticides outweigh costs?

Stacey Harper is doggedly researching tiny, human-made substances called nanoparticles. The scientist at Oregon State University in Corvallis hopes to be ...

Molecules designed to ‘strangle’ bone cancer cells, furthering search for treatments

Chemists have designed a carbohydrate-based molecule that can surround and strangle bone cancer cells by self-assembling into a tangled web ...