A new study documents, for the first time, how the ability of bacteria to swap genetic material with each other can directly affect the emergence and spread of globally important infectious diseases.
Researchers have uncovered a new protein shield that aids in repairing damaged DNA in cells and affects resistance to drugs doctors use to treat breast cancer.
Every time a scandal breaks in one of the thousands of places where research is conducted across the world, we see headlines to the effect that “science is broken”. But if it’s “broken” today, then when do we suggest it was better?
Researchers have determined how satellite DNA, considered to be “junk DNA”, plays a crucial role in holding the genome together.
Hidden layers of regulation that control the activity of genes can produce drug-resistant, surviving cells. New research helps explain how therapy-resistant cancers arise — findings with important implications for the future of cancer therapy.
If people’s explanations of what blockchain is sound like gibberish to you, there is a popular application that shares the philosophy of the blockchain technology that can help you understand how it works: Wikipedia.
Keeping fit, even if you’re born with a high genetic risk for heart disease, still works to keep your heart healthy, according to a new study.