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Directed evolution tool could force viruses to churn out new drugs ‘in a matter of days’

Evolution is one of nature's most impressive forces, allowing organisms to adapt to changing environments to survive. By harnessing and ...
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Video: Robot dinosaurs show us how flight evolved

Modern birds are believed to have evolved from certain types of dinosaurs, and the transitional species Archaeopteryx sits neatly in ...
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Peering back in time: Engineered synthetic organisms could help answer key evolutionary questions

Evolution is the accepted explanation for life's diversity today, but there are still some holes in the process that we ...
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Why does CRISPR randomly fail 15% of the time?

The CRISPR gene editing process is known to fail about 15 percent of the time. These random failures have until ...
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Unable to gain weight: Mice kept thin by blocking fat-storing enzyme

A compelling study from a team of researchers at the University of Copenhagen has demonstrated a way to completely stop ...
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Implanted artificial mole could be early warning system for prostate, lung, colon, breast cancer

[R]esearchers at ETH Zurich have developed a novel early warning system for four common types of cancer. An implant keeps ...