Following the bombshell UK vote to leave the EU, Nature Biotechnology offers some cheer to the UK's former life sciences chief, George Freeman.
Volume 34 Issue 8, August 2016
A look at the global landscape of biofuel patenting shows that, after surging between 2004 and 2008, the invention of biofuel technologies slowed considerably, and in many countries went into decline. Global trends point to an uncertain future, in particular, for advanced biofuels.
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Sharing and community curation of mass spectrometry data with Global Natural Products Social Molecular Networking
GNPS is an open-access community-curated analysis platform for sharing natural product mass spectrometry data that enables continuous, automatic reanalysis of deposited 'living' data sets.
Large-scale phenome analysis defines a behavioral signature for Huntington's disease genotype in mice
Analyzing and integrating a broad range of behavioral phenotypes enables prediction of underlying genetic mutations in mouse models of Huntington's disease.
Single-cell 5hmC sequencing reveals chromosome-wide cell-to-cell variability and enables lineage reconstruction
A genome-wide, strand-specific sequencing method to detect 5-hydroxymethylcytosine marks in single cells is developed.
Simultaneous imaging of neural activity in large regions of the mouse brain at subcellular resolution is made possible with a wide field-of-view two-photon microscope.
Translation efficiency of mRNAs is increased by antisense oligonucleotides targeting upstream open reading frames
Antisense technology is used to increase the expression of specific therapeutic proteins in cells and in mice.
Canola engineered with a microalgal polyketide synthase-like system produces oil enriched in docosahexaenoic acid
Canola oil containing healthful long chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids is produced from plants engineered with an algal polyketide synthase-like enzyme system.