Ethical issues attend the creation of animal-human chimeras.
July 24, 2015|
Multiple consecutive adenosine nucleotides can cause protein translation machinery to stall on messenger RNAs.
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July 24, 2015|
July 16, 2015|
Patient-derived organoids reveal autism spectrum disorder–associated anomalies.
July 7, 2015|
Circulating tumor cells, exosomes, and DNA can improve the diagnosis of many cancers. But are liquid biopsies ready for prime time?
June 18, 2015|
Two independent teams examine the migration and evolution of the virus throughout the ongoing outbreak in West Africa.
May 21, 2015|
A deep-sequencing analysis reveals that non-malignant skin cells harbor many more cancer-driving mutations than previously expected.
Researchers develop a CRISPR-based, two-phage system that sensitizes resistant bacteria to antibiotics and selectively kills any remaining drug-resistant bugs.
April 22, 2015|
Two teams have developed tumor-implantable drug delivery devices to study real-time responses to multiple therapies in cancer patients.
April 15, 2015|
Comparing a patient’s tumor DNA sequence with that of her normal tissue can improve researchers’ identification of disease-associated mutations.
April 13, 2015|
Submissions are officially open for this year’s Top 10 Innovations contest.
April 9, 2015|
Scientists find a common genetic variant in mothers that decreases the chance of successful pregnancy.