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Study lays foundations for future medicine design

A new study shows that enzyme activity depends on electrostatic properties, as opposed to mechanical ones. This opens up new possibilities for the use of the enzymes in fields such as biomedicine for designing new medicines, or in biotechnology for the development of artificial enzymes for industrial processes that are more environmentally friendly.

Sep 11th, 2018

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CRISPR diversifies: Cut, paste, on, off, and now - evolve

Scientists describe yet another creative application for CRISPR: a platform to spur evolution of specific genes inside cells. Their inventive new system, 'EvolvR', lets scientists shake up the DNA letters in their gene of choice until they find the variation that?s just right.

Aug 2nd, 2018

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