Oxytocin’s effects nuanced
An international team of researchers has found that the “love hormone” oxytocin has more nuanced effects on the brain than previously thought.
With creation of artificial organism, a leap in biocontainment
A decadelong effort in artificial biology has culminated in the creation of artificial bacteria that cannot survive outside of the environment for which they are designed. If picked up by industry, this advancement could ensure that potentially dangerous artificial bacteria do not get into the environment.