Biomedical engineer Kyle Quinn fends off a frenzied Internet mob after being wrongly identified as a Charlottesville protester.
July 1, 2015|
Stoned, Anxious, The Deeper Genome, and Testosterone
June 23, 2015|
An epigenetic variant of cytosine is stable in the genomes of living mice, suggesting a possible expansion of the DNA alphabet.
June 11, 2015|
With the deletion of a single gene, female Japanese rice fish can produce sperm.
May 27, 2015|
People with a congenital disorder that makes them unable to feel pain have mutations in a histone-modifying gene.
May 13, 2015|
Researchers tweak gene expression in chicken embryos that may have been crucial to the evolutionary transition from dinosaur noses to bird bills.
May 11, 2015|
Generation-spanning maps of Arabidopsis thaliana DNA methylation allow researchers to compute how quickly epigenetic marks appear and disappear in the plant’s genome.
April 30, 2015|
Three studies identify roles for N6-methyladenosine in algae, worms, and flies.
April 21, 2015|
A retrovirus embedded in the human genome may help protect embryos from other viruses, and influence fetal development.
April 6, 2015|
Researchers apply the genome-editing technology to alter histones at distant gene enhancers, controlling gene expression.
April 1, 2015|
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2015 issue of The Scientist.