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Not So Noncoding

By Jenny Rood | June 1, 2015

An RNA thought to be noncoding in fact encodes a small protein that regulates calcium uptake in muscle.

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From Many, One

By Elena E. Giorgi | April 1, 2015

Diverse mammals, including humans, have been found to carry distinct genomes in their cells. What does such genetic chimerism mean for health and disease?

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Weiwei Dang: Epigenetics in Aging

By Jef Akst | March 1, 2015

Assistant Professor, Huffington Center On Aging, Baylor College of Medicine. Age: 38

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How We Age

By The Scientist Staff | March 1, 2015

From DNA damage to cellular miscommunication, aging is a mysterious and multifarious process.

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Pushing the Limits

By Marissa Fessenden | February 1, 2015

A guide to the newest techniques for examining epigenetics in single cells

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Performance Art

By Mary Beth Aberlin | January 1, 2015

Regulation of genome expression orchestrates the behavior of insect castes and the human response to social stress.

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Unmasking Secret Identities

By Kate Yandell | February 1, 2014

A tour of techniques for measuring DNA hydroxymethylation

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Top 10 Innovations 2013

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2013

The Scientist’s annual competition uncovered a bonanza of interesting technologies that made their way onto the market and into labs this year.

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Precision Epigenetics

By Ruth Williams | September 1, 2013

Visualizing specific epigenetic marks at single gene loci is now possible in individual cells.

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Decoding DNA: New Twists and Turns

By Kerry Grens | June 1, 2013

Highlights from a series of three webinars on the future of genome research, held by The Scientist to celebrate 60 years of the DNA double helix

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