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Scientists generate an atlas of the human genome using stem cells - Phys.Org

To produce such a vast array of mutations, they combined a sophisticated gene-editing technology (CRISPR–Cas9 screening) with a new type of embryonic stem cells that was recently isolated by the same research group. This new type of stem cells harbors ...
The Jerusalem Post
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'Grey's Anatomy' Star Ellen Pompeo Partners With Wildlife Fund to Support Endangered Species - LIVEKINDLY

Star of the hit medical drama “Grey's Anatomy” and animal advocate Ellen Pompeo has partnered with online fundraising platform Omaze in order to raise money for wildlife conservation. According to the website, fans can donate to win an opportunity to ...

Fossil tracks in the Alps help explain dinosaur evolution - The Economist

The Economist
THAT the dinosaurs went out with a bang is well known. About 66m years ago a large space rock hit what is now southern Mexico. As a consequence, and with the assistance of some enormous volcanic eruptions on the other side of the planet, the terrible ...

Bacterial Mutations: Luria and Delbruck Hit the Jackpot (1943)

Bethesda - United States

Article on the "fluctuation test" the researchers devised to study bacteria. From the National Health Museum.

Salvador Luria
United States

Features his vita and a synopsis of his research.

Max Delbruck
United States

Features a biography, vita, portrait, references, and related links.

Tobi Delbruck

Research at the Institute for Neuroinformatics in Zurich, Switzerland centers on using neuromorphic design principles to make practical vision sensors.

Max Delbruck
United States

Features vita, synopsis of his work, and references.

The Tissue Nonspecific Alkaline Phosphatase Gene Mutations Database

Provide information about genetic variation of the alpl gene responsible for hypophosphatasia. Includes a downloadable list of genotypes and mutations .


Thesis abstract about restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) by Alexander Binder 1997.

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1969: Max Delbrück, Alfred D. Hershey, and Salvador E. Luria

Features biographies and their Nobel lectures.

Bacterial Identification

Service for the identification of bacteria and fungi sequences by sequence alignment.

Bacterial Motility
United States

Information on how bacteria move, with several videos from the Microbiology Video Library.

Bacterial Photosynthesis
United States

Information on autotrophic bacteria that use only inorganic nutrients, and heterotrophic bacteria that require an organic source of carbon, with videos from the Microbiology Video Library.