DNA, the stuff of life, may very well also pack quite the jolt for engineers trying to advance the development of tiny, low-cost electronic devices
Creating smart ‘intelligent’ drugs could become a reality following the development of a DNA computer capable of detecting antibodies in the blood
Gene therapy shows significant progress for restoring muscle strength and prolonging lives in dogs with an incurable, inherited neuromuscular disease
New tool analyses an often overlooked aspect of cancer genetics that might offer new therapeutic approaches for ovarian cancer and other malignancies
Why do some people get Type 2 diabetes, while others who live the same lifestyle never do?
Genetic predictors of normal prostate-specific antigen levels in healthy men could improve the accuracy of PSA-based prostate cancer screening tests
Studies in mice have found that blocking a newly identified genetic marker can reduce the neural activation caused by painful stimuli like serious burns
New insight into two states of a viral protein reveal its function as a DNA-sensor and gives a roadmap for developing anti-viral therapy
The ACMG is weighing in on the genome editing/CRISPR debate with a new Points to Consider statement, ‘Genome editing in clinical genetics’
Rare and extinct animals are preserved in jars in museums around the world, and all the while their DNA is degrading away, in dire need of sequencing!
First stable semisynthetic organism boasts a genome containing the four normal bases (A, T, C, and G), and two bonus ones: X and Y
Salk scientists have pinned down how signals from the cell microenvironment encourage pancreatic tumors to grow by altering their metabolism
Experimenters were able to restore learning-based neural plasticity in the adult auditory cortex of female mice
Study identifies “a potent inhibitory compound” in the hunt for improved treatment for glioblastoma, a common type of adult brain cancer
Congenica expands its operations in the US, announcing the recruitment of Dr Shikha O’Brien as its Chief Business Officer