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Noncoding RNAs Not So Noncoding

By | June 1, 2016

Bits of the transcriptome once believed to function as RNA molecules are in fact translated into small proteins.

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A Scrambled Mess

By | May 1, 2016

Why do so many human eggs have the wrong number of chromosomes?

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Viral Soldiers

By | January 1, 2016

Phage therapy to combat bacterial infections is garnering attention for the second time in 100 years, but solid clinical support for its widespread use is still lacking.

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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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Inspired by Nature

By | August 1, 2015

Researchers are borrowing designs from the natural world to advance biomedicine.

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Outbreak Observatory

By | July 1, 2015

Increasingly precise remote-sensing data are helping researchers monitor and predict cases of infectious disease.

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What’s Old Is New Again

By | June 1, 2015

Revolutionary new methods for extracting, purifying, and sequencing ever-more-ancient DNA have opened an unprecedented window into the history of life on Earth.

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Hidden Menace

By , and | May 1, 2015

Curing HIV means finding and eradicating viruses still lurking in the shadows.

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My Mighty Mouse

By | April 1, 2015

Personal drug regimens based on xenograft mice harboring a single patient’s tumor still need to prove their true utility in medicine.

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How We Age

By | March 1, 2015

From DNA damage to cellular miscommunication, aging is a mysterious and multifarious process.

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