After initially discovering that DNA methylation represses transcription, Howard Cedar continues to explore how the epigenetic mark regulates gene expression.
Jeremy Day Probes Reward Signaling in the Brain
The University of Alabama, Birmingham, researcher seeks the neural roots of animal behavior
Characterizing the Imprintome
Three techniques for identifying the collection of maternal and paternal genes silenced in offspring
Addressing Biomedical Science’s PhD Problem
Researchers and institutions seek to bridge the gap between emerging life science professionals and available positions.
Moving Past the Myth of a Simple Biological Difference Between the Sexes
The public may still believe that male-specific traits, such as high testosterone levels, lead to many of the gender inequalities that exist in society, but science tells a different story.
The Sled Dogs that Stopped an Outbreak
Balto, Togo, and other huskies famously delivered life-saving serum to a remote Alaskan town in 1925—but newspapers didn’t tell the whole story.