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Readers inspired by SN 10 scientists’ research

Readers inspired by SN 10 scientists’ research

Author: Science News Staff / Source: Science News For the third year in a row, Science News profiled 10 early- and mid-career innovators who are transforming their fields in “The SN 10: Scientists to watch” (SN: 10/14/17, p. 16). The profiles left some...

Explainer: Why scientists sometimes ‘knock out’ genes

Explainer: Why scientists sometimes ‘knock out’ genes

Author: Bethany Brookshire / Source: Science News for Students Scientists don’t really use a forceps when tweaking our DNA. But they do have techniques that allow them to snip out (or turn off) genes in an organism. Afterward, they can investigate the gene’s...

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