Posts Tagged ‘subjectz’

The Man Who Kicked Off the Biotech Revolution – Issue 44: Luck – Nautilus

January 30, 2017

The Man Who Kicked Off…#Biotech by @CarlZimmer H Smith for discovering restriction enzymes + a history of the term

“Trying to make sense of the failure, Wilcox suggested to Smith that the bacteria were destroying the viral DNA. He based his suggestion on a hypothesis proposed a few years earlier by Werner Arber, a microbiologist at the University of Geneva. Arber speculated that enzymes could restrict the growth of viruses by chopping up their DNA, and dubbed these hypothetical molecules “restriction enzymes.”” “}}

Scientists are cracking the code of when genetic variants matter

January 12, 2017

SciLogs kaput, Zimmer’s deep genome dive | On Science Blogs

July 16, 2016

Zimmer genome STAT article

July 11, 2016

So the first part of the Zimmer article came out this morning.

Sneak peek: The ‘Game of Genomes’ is coming

July 8, 2016

Growing Pains for Field of Epigenetics as Some Call for Overhaul –

July 4, 2016

Growing Pains for Field of #Epigenetics by
@CarlZimmer Reflects well on overhype & correlation vs causation issues

Staying Afloat in the Rising Tide of Science: Cell

March 19, 2016

Staying Afloat in the Rising Tide of Science by @CarlZimmer How can this tide lift all boats & not drown us in Tb?

DNA Under the Scope, and a Forensic Tool Under a Cloud – The New York Times

March 10, 2016

DNA Under the Scope &…Under a Cloud by @carlzimmer Highlights the technical challenges of sequencing w/ few copies

Why STAT is the media startup to envy – Columbia Journalism Review

March 5, 2016

Elephants: Large, Long-Living and Less Prone to Cancer – The New York Times

March 4, 2016