March 1, 2015|
March 2015's selection of notable quotes
February 23, 2015|
Scientists develop synthetic blood-based biomarkers to amplify tumor signals in a mouse model.
February 18, 2015|
A National Institutes of Health-funded consortium publishes 111 reference maps of DNA and histone marks.
February 3, 2015|
Within days of their transfer to a dish, a certain epigenetic mark vanishes from mouse cells.
January 22, 2015|
Mice engineered to have just one copy of the gene Myc live longer, healthier lives than wild-type animals.
January 13, 2015|
The pharmaceutical company bought a majority stake in Foundation Medicine, a firm that develops personalized cancer-medicine diagnostics.
January 1, 2015|
An analysis of 31 tissues finds that random mutations acquired during stem cell divisions correlate with lifetime cancer risk—more so than heritable mutations and environmental factors combined.
December 29, 2014|
In 2014, new research findings and guidelines brought increased attention to biological differences between males and females.
December 17, 2014|
Australian researcher Donald Metcalf, whose discoveries transformed cancer treatment, has passed away at age 85.
December 4, 2014|
A new study reveals an association between smoking and rates of Y chromosome loss in blood cells, which may explain elevated cancer risk among male smokers.