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Come Inside

By Richard P. Grant | March 1, 2011

Editor's choice in immunology

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Epigenetics—A Primer

By Stefan Kubicek | March 1, 2011

There are many ways that epigenetic effects regulate the activation or repression of genes. Here are a few molecular tricks cells use to read off the right genetic program.

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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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Character Flaws?

By Vanessa Schipani | March 1, 2011

Two lizard taxonomists champion the use of Bayesian species delimitation to settle taxonomic debates.

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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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Opening a Can of Worms

By Bob Grant | February 1, 2011

A father’s determination to help his son resulted in an experimental treatment for autism that uses roundworms to modulate inflammatory immune responses. Can the worms be used to treat other diseases?

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The Worm Crew

By Bob Grant | February 1, 2011

Meet the people behind studies that use nematodes to treat inflammatory diseases. 

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Parasites Unite!

By Cristina Luiggi | February 1, 2011

Gabriele Sorci discusses how invaders can band together to more effectively infect hosts.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | February 1, 2011

Quirk, Darwin's Armada, The Death & Life of Monterey Bay, Elegance in Science

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Jaume and the Giant Genome

By Daniel Grushkin | February 1, 2011

A newly minted PhD finds a 150-billion-base-pair-long DNA molecule in a plant.

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