Janlo Robil IAmScience

JANLO ROBIL IAMSCIENCE

Janlo Robil, a Ph.D. candidate in Plant Developmental Genetics, admires one of his plants. Robil works in the McSteen lab in Bond LSC....

BIO CEO: The Perfect Place to Continue The Momentum From A Strong 2017 Biotech Market

BIO CEO: THE PERFECT PLACE TO CONTINUE THE MOMENTUM FROM A STRONG 2017 BIOTECH MARKET

The 20 th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference , taking place February 12-13 in New York City, is one of the largest investor conferences...

 
 
 
DNA Testing Kits as Holiday Gifts Can Bring Surprises

DNA TESTING KITS AS HOLIDAY GIFTS CAN BRING SURPRISES

Lately people have been sending me their direct-to-consumer genetic testing results for help with interpretation. Although companies...

 
 
 
A Fish Tale: Centromeres Prove Central to the Divergence of a Species

A FISH TALE: CENTROMERES PROVE CENTRAL TO THE DIVERGENCE OF A SPECIES

The ability to study the speciation of an animal in real-time is a dream come true for evolutionary and developmental biologists. A...

 
 
 
Creating a World of Make-Believe to Better Understand the Real Universe

CREATING A WORLD OF MAKE-BELIEVE TO BETTER UNDERSTAND THE REAL UNIVERSE

This plot shows a thin slice through a mock galaxies catalog. The blue and green points are “bright” and “faint” galaxies simulated...

Amid Global Race for A.I. Talent, China's Tencent Sets Up Seattle Lab

AMID GLOBAL RACE FOR A.I. TALENT, CHINA'S TENCENT SETS UP SEATTLE LAB

They're still putting the finishing touches on the sixth-floor offices in Bellevue, WA, where Chinese Internet giant Tencent hopes...

 
 
 
Cover Image, Volume 86, Issue 1

COVER IMAGE, VOLUME 86, ISSUE 1

The cover image, by Jimin Park et al., is based on the Structure Note Crystal structure of D-glycero-B-D-manno-heptose-1-phosphate...

 
 
 
 
 
 
Department of biomedical engineering hosting annual showcase in February 2018

DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING HOSTING ANNUAL SHOWCASE IN FEBRUARY 2018

The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University will host its annual showcase on Feb. 12, 2018. The all-day event...

3 Lessons From NuTonomy & Lyft's Self-Driving Car Rides in Boston

3 LESSONS FROM NUTONOMY & LYFT'S SELF-DRIVING CAR RIDES IN BOSTON

One of the biggest potential pitfalls for developers of autonomous vehicles is psychological: Will most people trust the cars enough...

 
 
 
Laura Marcu Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

LAURA MARCU NAMED NATIONAL ACADEMY OF INVENTORS FELLOW

By Aditi Risbud Bartl DAVIS, Calif.; Dec. 12, 2017 - Laura Marcu, professor of biomedical engineering and neurological surgery at the...

'Skywalker' Prosthetic Hand Uses Ultrasound for Finger-Level Control

'SKYWALKER' PROSTHETIC HAND USES ULTRASOUND FOR FINGER-LEVEL CONTROL

With an ultrasound sensor, this new type of prosthetic hand allows precision control over each finger

 
 
 
Neural Mutations at Mid-gestation Can Mean Health Issues Years Later

NEURAL MUTATIONS AT MID-GESTATION CAN MEAN HEALTH ISSUES YEARS LATER

Mayo Clinic researchers, along with colleagues from Yale, Stanford and the New York Genome Center, have published findings that show...

X-Rays Provide Key Insights on Path to Lithium-Rich Battery Electrode

X-RAYS PROVIDE KEY INSIGHTS ON PATH TO LITHIUM-RICH BATTERY ELECTRODE

Note: This press release is adapted from the original release by SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. View the original release. -By...

 
 
 
Creating an Epigenetic Barcode to Accurately Characterize Microbial Communities

CREATING AN EPIGENETIC BARCODE TO ACCURATELY CHARACTERIZE MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES

Unraveling the role of the microbiome in human health and environmental samples is an emerging priority in scientific study. But despite...