Topic: Molecular Biosciences

Rare Evolutionary Event Detected

May 23, 2016
Budding yeast added new noncoding introns to genome

After nearly a half trillion tries, a rare event was seen that might solve an evolutionary puzzle aboutĀ DNA in genomes and the causeĀ of diseases like cancer.

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3-D Printed Microscopic Cages Confine Bacteria in Tiny Zoos for the Study of Infections

Oct. 7, 2013

By caging bacteria in microscopic houses, scientists at The University of Texas at Austin are studying how communities of bacteria, such as those found in the human gut and lungs, interact and develop infections.

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