May 2013: 1

Bioengineers Build Open Source Language for Programming Cells
Daniela Hernandez, Wired magazine — April 19, 2013

Cancers Share Gene Patterns, Studies Affirm
Gina Kolata, New York Times, May 1, 2013

The Jumping Gene: Friend or Foe?
Virginia Hughes, National Geographic Phenomena blogs: Only Human — April 25, 2013

Mind-body Genomics
“Relaxation response immediately alters gene expression tied to inflammation, metabolism and insulin”
Sue McGreevey, Harvard Medical News — May 5, 2013

New View of How Embryos Develop
“New imaging technique allows researchers to see how cells form early spinal cord structures”
Elizabeth Dougherty, Harvard Medical News — April 25, 2013

Brown fat

‘Beige Fat’ Cells Could Help Fight Obesity
“Newly isolated cells burn, rather than store, calories”
Dana-Farber Cancer Institue — July 12, 2012

Homing In on Brown Fat
“Findings open new possibilities for research and testing treatments to combat obesity”
Harvard Medical News — April 30, 2013

Superlattices (off topic)

Unleashing oxygen
“Superlattice structure could give a huge boost to oxygen reaction in fuel cells, increasing their power potential”
David L. Chandler, MIT News Office — May 2, 2013



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