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Sex Reversal Mystery Explained?

By Jef Akst | June 15, 2017

A proposed mechanism for how bearded dragons with male chromosomes hatch as females at high temperatures

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Angela Brooks: Splicing Specialist

By Diana Kwon | April 1, 2017

At the University of California, Santa Cruz, the researcher combs the cancer genome, looking for weaknesses.

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Shortage of a Protein Linked to Autism in Mice

By Joshua A. Krisch | December 20, 2016

Mice born with lower amounts of nSR100 protein display the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder, suggesting a functional link.

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Same Gene, Different Functions

By Catherine Offord | February 12, 2016

Proteins encoded by the same gene can play very different roles in the cell, scientists show.

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RNA Methylation Dynamics

By Dan Dominissini, Chuan He, and and Gidi Rechavi | January 1, 2016

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

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Week in Review: July 14–18

By Tracy Vence | July 18, 2014

Converting heart muscle to pacemaker cells in pigs; alternative splicing and the human proteome; questioning a reported yogurt mold-illness link; H. pylori swiftly find mouse stomach injuries

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Evolution by Splicing

By Ruth Williams | December 20, 2012

Comparing gene transcripts from different species reveals surprising splicing diversity.

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RNA Chases Its Tail

By Sabrina Richards | February 2, 2012

New research suggests that circular RNA transcripts are not as rare as previously thought.

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