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By Kate Yandell | September 1, 2014
Different mechanisms repress mobile DNA elements in human embryonic stem cells depending on the elements’ evolutionary ages.
By Anna Azvolinsky | September 1, 2014
A groundbreaker in the study of Listeria monocytogenes, Pascale Cossart continues to build her research tool kit to understand how to fight such intracellular human pathogens.
By Mary Beth Aberlin | September 1, 2014
Many natural phenomena elude our understanding.
By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | September 1, 2014
Vein patterns in the wings of developing fruit flies never vary by more than the width of a single cell.
By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2014
September 2014's selection of notable quotes
By Mark A. Genung, Jennifer A. Schweitzer, and Joseph K. Bailey | September 1, 2014
In addition to serving as a set of instructions to build an individual, the genome can influence neighboring organisms and, potentially, entire ecosystems.
By Bob Grant | September 1, 2014
Handedness, a conspicuous but enigmatic human trait, may be shared by other animals. What does it mean for evolution and brain function?
By Eric Bender | September 1, 2014
Now showing clinical progress against liver diseases, the gene-silencing technique begins to fulfill some of its promises.
By Bob Grant | August 28, 2014
Raising a semi-terrestrial species on land highlights the role of developmental plasticity in the evolutionary transition from water to land.
By Jyoti Madhusoodanan | August 27, 2014
Latest Encyclopedia of DNA Elements data enable researchers to compare genome regulation across species.
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