Biology







DNA Grid

Cheap DNA Sequencing Is Here. Writing DNA Is Next

At Twist Biosciences’ office in San Francisco, CEO Emily Leproust pulled out of her tote bag two things she carries around everywhere: a standard 96-well plastic plate ubiquitous in biology labs and her company’s invention, a silicon wafer studded with a similar number of nanowells.



Dark Matter in the Universe

Could Dark Matter Cause Cancer?

But what could this dark matter possibly be? Astronomers think it must interact only very weakly with ordinary mater, otherwise we would have already seen its effects.