A well-known protein family binds to many more RNA sequences than previously thought in order to help neurons grow.
Tags: genetics neuroscience development biology data research school-of-science computer-modeling
DNA from tissue biopsies taken from patients with Barrett’s oesophagus – a risk factor for oesophageal cancer – could show which patients are most likely to
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Findings related to bacterial gene expression overturn fundamental assumptions about basic biological pathways.
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Precision medicine is often touted as the future of medicine. But so far, it hasn't been helpful in the war against COVID-19. Here is how it could be used to tease apart the nuances of the disease.
Sept. 1, 2020 • ~8 min
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Even though eastern and western monarch butterflies have different styles of migration, they're genetically the same, researchers report.
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Brain scientists haven't been able to find major differences between women's and men's brains, despite over a century of searching
Attempts to find brain structures responsible for supposed cognitive sex differences have not succeeded.
Aug. 6, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: genetics brain genes learning intelligence hippocampus human-brain john-stuart-mill sex-differences brain-regions brain-size
Four stranded DNA structures – known as G-quadruplexes – have been shown to play a role in certain types of breast cancer for the first time, providing a
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The consequences of rape, maltreatment, disease and racism are revealed by the findings.
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