Category: Molecular Biology

The XV Collection: A Spotlight on Spottiness

By Sally Lowell   Let’s start with a remarkable fact. Cells can, under the right conditions, organise themselves into patterns without any outside instruction. Indeed, it is the ability of cells to self-organise that...

He Jiankui’s Moral Mess | PLOS Biologue

  by Arthur Caplan   Arthur Caplan. Image credit: pbio.2001934 A scientist named He Jiankui at the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China, shocked the world on November 25 when he...