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Gene Activity Could Give Clues to Time of Death

By Ashley Yeager | February 13, 2018

RNA-sequencing data reveal that specific tissues have distinct changes in gene expression after an individual has passed away.

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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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An Aging-Related Effect on the Circadian Clock

By Anna Azvolinsky | February 21, 2017

Stress-related genes may be preferentially and rhythmically expressed as part of the circadian rhythms of older fruit flies, researchers report.  

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image: As the Brain Ages, Glial-Cell Gene Expression Changes Most

As the Brain Ages, Glial-Cell Gene Expression Changes Most

By Ashley P. Taylor | January 10, 2017

Researchers describe how gene expression in different human brain regions is altered with age.

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Pulling It All Together

By Kate Yandell | April 1, 2016

Systems-biology approaches offer new strategies for finding hard-to-identify drug targets for cancer.

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Reveling in the Revealed

By Kelly Rae Chi | January 1, 2016

A growing toolbox for surveying the activity of entire genomes

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Preliminary results from the Genotype-Tissue Expression project reveal that gene expression varies more across tissues than across individuals.

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Molecular Multitasker

By Anna Azvolinsky | April 1, 2014

Scientists create a way to isolate mRNA from a single living cell within a tissue.

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Beauty, Science-Deep

By Amber Dance | September 1, 2013

Cosmetics companies use advanced genomics and in vitro technology to make skin look young and vibrant—you may never view the makeup aisle the same way again.

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