A new computational approach for analyzing complex datasets shows that as disease progresses, neurons and astrocytes lose the ability to maintain homeostasis.
Feb. 24, 2021 • ~6 min
Expanding tissue samples before sequencing allows researchers to pinpoint locations of RNA molecules.
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~7 min
Why it takes 2 shots to make mRNA vaccines do their antibody-creating best – and what the data shows on delaying the booster dose
With slow vaccine distribution and manufacturing, some people won't get the second dose on time. But does it matter?
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~6 min
Several hundred children worldwide live with progeria, a deadly premature aging disease.
Jan. 27, 2021 • ~9 min
Research suggests the products of transcription — RNA molecules — regulate their own production through a feedback loop.
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~8 min
Curiosity-driven basic science in the 1970s laid the groundwork for today’s leading vaccines against the novel coronavirus.
Dec. 11, 2020 • ~9 min
Tiny microRNAs help destroy unwanted messenger RNAs in cells. New research finds how the body keeps them in check.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~6 min
With COVID-19 cases soaring across the US and worldwide, the need for a vaccine could not be greater. With some half-dozen vaccines in phase 3 trials, why wasn't one ready before Election Day?
Nov. 10, 2020 • ~9 min
Immuneering uses bioinformatics to develop new medicines while also helping large pharmaceutical companies improve their treatments.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
Computational algorithms enable identification and optimization of RNA-based tools for myriad applications.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~16 min