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Telomerase Overdrive

By | January 1, 2016

Two mutations in a gene involved in telomere extension reverse the gene’s epigenetic silencing.

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RNA Epigenetics

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DNA isn’t the only decorated nucleic acid in the cell. Modifications to RNA molecules are much more common and are critical for regulating diverse biological processes.

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Contributors

By | December 1, 2015

Meet some of the people featured in the December 2015 issue of The Scientist.

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Family Ties

By | December 1, 2015

There’s more to inheritance than genes.

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Sneeze O'Clock

By | December 1, 2015

Is a nasal circadian clock to blame for allergy symptoms flaring up in the morning?

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Speaking of Science

By | December 1, 2015

December 2015's selection of notable quotes

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Ghosts in the Genome

By | December 1, 2015

How one generation’s experience can affect the next

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Remote Mind Control

By | November 1, 2015

Using chemogenetic tools to spur the brain into action

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Weight's the Matter?

By | November 1, 2015

The causes and consequences of obesity are more complicated than we thought.  

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Decon Recon

By | October 1, 2015

Published genomes are chock-full of contamination. But as awareness of the problem grows, so do methods to help combat it.

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