Why You May Not Need to Take the Entire Course of Prescribed Antibiotics

Green colonies of allergenic fungus Penicillium from air spores on a petri dish. Penicillin was the first antibiotic. Satirus/Shutterstock.com By Dr. Brad Spellberg / 07.31.2017 Chief Medical Officer Los Angeles County and USC Medical Center University of Southern California A recent article in the British Medical Journal set off a bit of a firestorm with its[…]

Storing Data in DNA Brings Nature to the Digital Universe

The next frontier of data storage: DNA. ymgerman/Shutterstock    By Dr. Luis Ceze and Dr. Karin Strauss / 07.27.2017 Ceze: Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering Strauss: Affiliate Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering University of Washington Humanity is producing data at an unimaginable rate, to the point that storage technologies can’t keep up.[…]