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CRISPR Improves Disease in Adult Mice

By | January 4, 2016

Three groups of researchers used the gene-editing method to restore a protein deficient in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

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All Together Now

By | January 1, 2016

Understanding the biological roots of cooperation might help resolve some of the biggest scientific challenges we face.

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By | January 1, 2016

Meet some of the people featured in the January 2016 issue of The Scientist.


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Managing Methylation

By | January 1, 2016

A long noncoding RNA associated with DNA methylation has the power to regulate colon cancer growth in vitro.


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Reveling in the Revealed

By | January 1, 2016

A growing toolbox for surveying the activity of entire genomes


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Speaking of Science

By | January 1, 2016

January 2016's selection of notable quotes


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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 Methylation Dynamics

By , and | January 1, 2016

Additions to the bases of RNA molecules can be written, read, and erased.


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Ancient Irish

By | December 30, 2015

The genomes of a 5,200-year-old woman and three 4,000-year-old men yield clues about the founding of Celtic populations.


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Genes’ Cycles Change with Age

By | December 23, 2015

As the rhythmic expression of many genes falls out of sync in older human brains, a subset of transcripts gain rhythmicity with age.


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