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The Mark of Faith

By Robert E. Kingston | March 1, 2011

Testing a central tenet of epigenetic regulation

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Epigenetics and Society

By Andrew D. Ellington | March 1, 2011

Did Erasmus Darwin foreshadow the tweaking of his grandson’s paradigm?

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Bitter Pill

By Richard P. Grant | March 1, 2011

Editor's choice in drug discovery

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Epigenetics—A Primer

By Stefan Kubicek | March 1, 2011

Epigenetic events regulate the activities of genes without changing the DNA sequence. Different genes are expressed depending on the methyl-marks attached to DNA itself and by changes in the structure and/or composition of chromatin. 

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Environmental Impact

By David Berreby | March 1, 2011

Research in behavioral epigenetics is seeking evidence that links experience to biochemistry to gene expression and back out again.

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Resistant to Failure

By Cristina Luiggi | March 1, 2011

A Duke University researcher survives a sticky situation at a federal research institution to make major strides in determining the genetic roots of Staphylococcus aureus antibiotic resistance.

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Ted Cohen: Travelling for TB

By Amy Maxmen | March 1, 2011

Assistant professor, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health. Age: 37

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Mitotic Hijacker

By Richard P. Grant | March 1, 2011

How a parasite sneakily ensures its own replication

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Top 7 From F1000

By N/A | March 1, 2011

A snapshot of the highest-ranked articles from a 30-day period on Faculty of 1000

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Freeze-Frame

By Kelly Rae Chi | February 1, 2011

Tricks for probing a cell’s moving parts

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