Leveraging new technologies to push the boundaries of our knowledge of cell biology December 12, 2019 -- At the American Society of Cell Biology, European Molecular Biology Organization Joint Meeting in Washington, DC from December 7-11, emerging topics and new technologies were discussed and highlighted. Proteomics and genomics seemed to be a focus of the meeting. Many researchers presented novel ideas to incorporate new technologies in these fields to make discoveries in cell biology.
Open science for the modern scientific community December 9, 2019 -- Today, at the 2019 American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) meeting, an important discussion took place surrounding the topic of open science. An esteemed panel of scientists, publishers, and regulators gathered to discuss where they see open access heading in the future. Discuss
In vitro CRISPR system allows scientists to detect broad outcomes December 6, 2019 -- As CRISPR technology advances, it is crucial to identify all unintended and potentially harmful changes introduced by gene-editing processes. A new study published in Communications Biology introduces a new system that details broad spectrum outcomes of gene-editing reactions in an unbiased fashion. Discuss
Scientists build artificial neurons to cure chronic disease December 4, 2019 -- Scientists from the University of Bath have achieved a first-of-its-kind artificial neuron on a silicon chip that behaves like a real biological neuron. The technology, published on December 3 in Nature Communications, is intended to cure chronic diseases, such as heart failure or Alzheimer's disease. Discuss
Scientists use antibodies to build nanostructures December 3, 2019 -- Researchers from the University of Rome, Tor Vergata demonstrate a new model to control the construction of nanostructures using antibodies. The findings were published in Nature Communications on December 3. Discuss