By combining genomics and gene editing, researchers have figured out how to rapidly bring a plant known as the groundcherry toward domestication. Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, and… groundcherries? A little-known fruit about […]
Can a Cockroach Teach a Robot How to Scurry Across Rugged Terrain?
Bug Research Paves the Way for Search-and-Rescue and Exploration Tasks When they turn up in family pantries or restaurant kitchens, cockroaches are commonly despised as ugly, unhealthy pests and are quickly killed. […]
A New Tool Provides Maps Of Protein Interactions For 2,800 Diseases
dSysMap (which stands for “Disease-mutations Systemic Mapping”) is a computational tool to interpret the effect of genetic mutations on the development of complex diseases. The tool allows researchers to explore how alterations […]