In case you didn’t know, Abcam turned 20 this year. To celebrate, we went ahead and put together a list of some of the best discoveries and breakthroughs as chosen by the science community – with some gorgeous artwork to accompany it. Because science is awesome, as we all know. Here’s a selection of our personal favorites. Click on an image for more information! Enjoy!
RNAi: advancing the manipulation of gene expression
Next-generation sequencing: an explosion in the scale and speed of scientific research
Zygotes in control: how early embryos switch from maternal to zygotic gene transcription
The histone code: a functional extra layer of the genome
iPSCs: reprogramming our cells with enormous medical potential
HPV vaccine: protecting young women against cervical cancer
CRISPR: gene editing reimagined
First artificial blastocyst: building embryos from scratch
Aging Homo sapiens: fossils that set a date for the origin of our species
5hmC: the 6th DNA base discovered in the brain
Head over to the Abcam main site to take a look at the full list!Fancy writing for Tipbox? Got an awesome story to tell? Then we want to hear! Drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with story pitches, ideas, hilarious bants, or maybe you just want a bit of a chat. Whatever it is, we want it. And then we'll share it. You may or may not become instantly famous.