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New Legs to Stand On

By Mary Beth Aberlin | June 1, 2015

Reconstructing the past using ancient DNA

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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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Two-Faced RNAs

By Kerry Grens | April 1, 2015

The same microRNAs can have opposing roles in cancer.

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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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Crossing Boundaries

By Anna Azvolinsky | September 1, 2014

A groundbreaker in the study of Listeria monocytogenes, Pascale Cossart continues to build her research tool kit to understand how to fight such intracellular human pathogens.

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Human Proteome Mapped

By Anna Azvolinsky | May 28, 2014

Compiling mass spectrometry profiles of human tissues and cell lines, two separate groups publish near-complete drafts of the human proteome.

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RNA Puts Proteins in a Headlock

By Kerry Grens | May 20, 2014

A noncoding RNA initiates translation by grabbing hold of repressor proteins and restricting their functions.

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October 1, 2012

Meet some of the people featured in the October 2012 issue of The Scientist.

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Mission: Possible

By Mary Beth Aberlin | October 1, 2012

Cooperation, not competition, is the way forward.

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Lamarck and the Missing Lnc

By Kevin V. Morris | October 1, 2012

Epigenetic changes accrued over an organism’s lifetime may leave a permanent heritable mark on the genome, through the help of long noncoding RNAs.

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