Biological Sciences

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E. coli K-12 turns 100 this year

While not your most obvious candidate for centenary celebrations, Brittany Niccum explains why we should commemorate the isolation of E. coli K-12 strain – arguably one of the most thoroughly studied…

Comment And Analysis

eDNA and metabarcoding for monitoring biodiversity

As the impact of anthropogenic change on environmental biodiversity becomes an increasingly pressing topic of research, Lab News paraphrases a presentation given by Professor Simon Creer which outlin…


Risk, rewards, and regulations for gene editing

UK leading authority on the human genome, Professor Robin Lovell-Badge speaks with Dermot Martin on the long-term outcomes and resulting regulation guidance following the birth of the twin girls whos…

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