Origins of mutations in single cells during human brain development and aging are revealed
The womb was thought to be sterile. Some scientists argue it’s where the microbiome begins.
Evolution favours the body form best adapted to the local environment, but it can also favour rare forms. Stickleback experiments reveal how these two selection forces can interact, and how this can limit population divergence.
Chan Zuckerberg Science will prioritize the elements that made roundworm studies soar – creativity, openness and shareable resources, writes its president, Cori Bargmann.
A team of scientists wants to accelerate research into a genetic disorder by using CRISPR to copy unique mutations from affected children into pigs.