The European Patent Office will grant patent rights over the use of CRISPR in all cell types to a University of California team, contrasting with a recent decision in the U.S.
February 18, 2016|
Neighboring neurons can manipulate astrocytes.
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February 5, 2016|
A study on human cells reveals how cellular aging affects the 3-D architecture of chromosomes.
February 4, 2016|
Injections of progenitor cells into damaged rat hearts may improve function, but not because the implants themselves are creating new muscle.
January 27, 2016|
Genetic evidence suggests that overactive synaptic pruning drives development of schizophrenia.
January 20, 2016|
Key Alzheimer’s disease–related protein may be a transcriptional regulator.
January 4, 2016|
A gene-expression signature correlates with a person’s likelihood of experiencing adverse events after receiving a seasonal flu vaccine, scientists show.
December 24, 2015|
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December 21, 2015|
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December 16, 2015|
As researchers work to improve the precision gene-editing technology, the community discusses the best way to use it.
November 26, 2015|
Scientists document the characteristics and connections of mouse neocortical neurons to establish the most detailed microcircuit map to date.