Written on October 7th, 2016
Written on April 29th, 2016
Until recently, to analyze many mRNAs simultaneously, scientists had to grind cells to a pulp, which left them unable to pinpoint those mRNAs within the cell. Developed by a team at the Wyss and Harvard Medical School, FISSEQ allows scientists to pinpoint thousands of mRNAs and other types of RNAs at once in intact cells, and stands to revolutionize clinical diagnostics and drug discovery.
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Arlie Hochschild, Strangers In Their Own Land
Charles Lewis, Center for Public Integrity
Robert Reich, The Common Good
Dan Ellsberg, Pentagon Papers; The Doomsday Machine
Seen the new STAR WARS movie? Check out The Beginning, a 3 minute Star Wars-inspired video with sperm as X-wing fighters competing to fertilize an egg. “Only one will dictate the future for generations to come…” Don Ingber and Charles Reilly discuss their creative project aimed at better communicating science to the public …and how they made a scientific discovery along the way.
MICHAEL LEWIS’s best-selling THE UNDOING PROJECT tells the story of the collaborative work of Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman which revealed previously undiscovered ways our minds fool us.
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