In the late 1980s, scientists at Osaka University in Japan noticed unusual repeated DNA sequences next to a gene they were studying in a common bacterium. They mentioned them in the final paragraph of a paper: “The biological significance of these sequences is not known.”
London: In experiments that could open a new era in stem cell biology, scientists have found a simple way to reprogram mature animal cells back into an embryonic-like state that allows them to generate many types of tissue.
Google is looking for the Fountain of Youth in its latest expansion beyond internet search.
A technology consulting firm with a 35-person office in Kendall Square is now testing an early-warning system designed to protect Kenyan rhinos and elephants from poachers.
Australian scientists have found a way to print large but extremely lightweight and flexible solar panels like money.
A Russian billionaire has revealed controversial plans to upload his own brain and become immortal by 2045.
Australian scientists have developed a breakthrough technique to read information stored on single atoms that will significantly improve the accuracy of future quantum computers.