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Scientists Continue to Use Outdated Methods

By Catherine Offord | January 9, 2018

The use of underperforming computational tools is a major offender in science’s reproducibility crisis—and there’s growing momentum to avoid it.

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Characterizing the Imprintome

By Amber Dance | January 1, 2017

Three techniques for identifying the collection of maternal and paternal genes silenced in offspring

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Scaling to Singles

By Kelly Rae Chi | May 1, 2016

Tips for tracing transcription in individual cells

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Sperm RNAs Transmit Stress

By Kate Yandell | October 19, 2015

Stressed male mice can pass on an abnormal stress response to their offspring via microRNAs found in sperm, a study shows.

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Genetic Repression Boosts Memory

By Kate Yandell | October 1, 2015

Expression or translation of some genes must be turned off in the mouse hippocampus for memories to form.

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An Array of Options

By Kate Yandell | June 1, 2015

A guide for how and when to transition from the microarray to RNA-seq

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Circadian Atlas Chronicles Gene Expression

By Kate Yandell | October 27, 2014

Researchers have mapped the times of day when mouse genes are transcribed across 12 organs.

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Cancer-Associated Viruses Overblown?

By Tracy Vence | August 7, 2013

An MD Anderson study calls into question estimates on the percentage of viruses linked to cancer.

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Transcriptomics for the Animal Kingdom

By Amy Maxmen | July 1, 2013

Using RNA-seq to study nonmodel organisms

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