News: Biomolecular Engineering

Transient liquid-like droplets made up of proteins and RNA are scattered throughout the cell — with potentially broad drug discovery implications.
In a study with implications for efforts to halt the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, researchers at Princeton have identified a new, troubling path that some bacteria take toward resistance.
Fruit flies make for stingy mothers, imparting only a portion of the genetic building blocks their offspring need to survive. The rest must be produced by the fertilized egg in its first few steps of growth.