Nature doesn't always make the things we need so three Nobel Prize winners figured out how to fast-track evolution in the lab to create medicines, biofuels and industrial chemicals for modern life.
New research has found a way to speed up enzymes that break down the PET plastic in bottles.
Facial flushing when drinking alcohol is caused by an inherited deficiency in one of the enzymes involved in the breakdown of alcohol.
A new research paper reports dangerous side effects in CRISPR-edited mice. Some scientists are pushing back, placing blame for the unwanted mutations on the experiment, not the technique.
Scientists invented chemical weapons; some are now working to destroy them. New biomolecular design techniques let researchers design proteins that can destroy nerve agents in bodies.
How slow diagnosis of bacterial infections is exacerbating our antibiotics problem.
Scientists have discovered the first easy-to-grow bacteria that can break down plastics.
Researchers have discovered an enzyme which, when suppressed, promotes insulin secretion and reduces hyperglycaemia associated…
A study into the role of gut bacteria in termite stomachs has given surprising, but hopeful, results. Researchers at Purdue…
Australian researchers have discovered how a blood clot-busting enzyme is activated, unlocking a century-old atomic riddle…