Study shows unified process of evolution in bacteria and sexual eukaryotes
April 5, 2012A single gene mutation can sweep through a population, opening the door for the concept of ‘species’ in bacteria.
3 Questions: Evelyn Fox Keller on the nature-nurture debates
November 30, 2010In a new book, prominent historian of science dismisses the ‘unanswerable’ question of whether heredity or the environment matter more in human development.
A capital achievement
October 7, 2009In White House ceremony, President Barack Obama presents JoAnne Stubbe with the National Medal of Science in recognition of enzyme research that led to cancer drug.
Biochemist JoAnne Stubbe wins National Medal of Science
September 17, 2009Nation's top science honor goes to MIT biochemist for her role in helping reveal the mechanism of enzymes involved in DNA replication and repair