Bacterial DNA extracted from soil includes many genes whose function remains unknown. The novel enzymes these genes code for could be useful in efforts to clean up persistent pollutants.
Multidrug-resistant fungal infections are an emerging global health threat. Figuring out how fungi evade treatments offers new avenues to counter resistance.
There are several reasons that TB patients don’t or can’t adhere to their treatment.
Khorana rose from humble beginnings in India to decipher the genetic code. But his enormous contribution to science has been largely overlooked.
Dave MacMillon and Ben List both developed simple catalysts that make precise chemical reactions much faster and more efficient.
The same dose of a drug can have varying degrees of effectiveness and safety depending on how well the liver can metabolize it.
Science is helping turn textiles into a cleaner greener industry.
Canadian physician and scientist Maud Menten’s discovery about enzymes was foundational in the work of this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry recipient.
Mathematical models can describe the many shapes of DNA, as well as cellular processes like DNA replication.