Putting the P in PCR: Taq Polymerase

Taq polymerase is a powerhouse molecule of biotechnology! Daily it’s used to solve crimes, diagnose diseases, personalize medical treatments, monitor food, and power synthetic biology creations – to name just a few. In 1989 it was named Molecule of the…

Best of the Best of 2020 Lists – Science Edition

2020 was one heck of a year. Record wildfires, nationwide protests against violence and systemic racism, divisive political battles, and a global pandemic dominated the new cycles and changed our lives. This year also contained its share of amazing discoveries,…