Scientists pioneer new method of measuring electricity in cells

The complex dance of electrical signals inside a cell holds the key to many questions about diseases and disorders, but has been difficult to understand—so a team of UChicago scientists invented a way to listen in. Credit: Christoph Burgstedt/Shutterstock Electricity is a key ingredient in living bodies. We know that voltage differences are important in […]

Genome Editing Pioneer Violated Biosafety Rules – Independent Science News

By Edward Hammond, Prickly Research Official documents reveal that Daniel Voytas, a professor at the University of Minnesota and the co-inventor of the genome editing tool TALENs, has been found to have violated basic laboratory biosafety rules for a period of more than two years. Unapproved and unsupervised genetic engineering in the Voytas lab appears […]