A fluorescent sensor signals when yeast cells are getting stressed

Yeast cells can produce large amounts of proteins for industrial and therapeutic use, but they sometimes get overworked

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The little mountain rivers that create the Amazon might soon be choked off

Life depends on the minerals and sediment rivers carry down from the Andes

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"Paraben-free" products aren't safer than anything else

It's unclear if parabens are dangerous, and if they're not being used then some other preservative is

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Who decides when life begins? How do we define a disease? What kind of gene edits should be allowed?

Who has the answers to the questions posed by genetic modification?

It looks like microbes can help clean up mining pollution

Experiments at an abandoned 4,000-year-old mine have researchers optimistic