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.
October 1, 2014|
October 2014's selection of notable quotes
September 25, 2014|
Documenting the epigenetic landscape of human innate immune cells reveals pathways essential for training macrophages.
September 1, 2014|
Vein patterns in the wings of developing fruit flies never vary by more than the width of a single cell.
August 13, 2014|
Hemocytes can form neurons in adult crayfish, a study shows.
July 31, 2014|
Some genetic abnormalities that appear to have sprung up independently in children are in fact present in a portion of their parents’ cells.
July 3, 2014|
The National Institutes of Health is funding six extramural medical centers to help identify the causes of mysterious diseases.
July 3, 2014|
Adult sickle-cell patients have safely stopped taking their immunosuppressant medication thanks to a new type of blood stem-cell transplant.
June 23, 2014|
Starvation suspends cellular activity in C. elegans larvae and extends their lifespan.
June 22, 2014|
ASC specks—protein aggregations that drive inflammation—are released from dying immune cells, expanding the reach of a defense response.
June 9, 2014|
Humans and coral share a cell-death pathway that has been conserved between them for more than half a billion years.