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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Disruptive #7 Transcript
C J Chivers, War Without End
Joan Williams, White Working Class
Cory Doctorow, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Seen the new STAR WARS movie? The Beginning, a 3 minute Star Wars-inspired video features sperm as X-wing fighters competing to fertilize an egg. Don Ingber and Charles Reilly discuss their creative project and how they made a scientific discovery along the way.
MICHAEL LEWIS’s best-selling THE UNDOING PROJECT tells how the collaborative work of Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman revealed previously undiscovered ways our minds fool us.
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