Aneuploidy Could Explain Variability in Female Fertility: Study
Aneuploidy Could Explain Variability in Female Fertility: Study
Eggs from girls and from older women show higher rates of errors in chromosome number.
Aneuploidy Could Explain Variability in Female Fertility: Study
Aneuploidy Could Explain Variability in Female Fertility: Study

Eggs from girls and from older women show higher rates of errors in chromosome number.

Eggs from girls and from older women show higher rates of errors in chromosome number.

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Unbalanced Chromosomal Inheritance More Common than Thought
Unbalanced Chromosomal Inheritance More Common than Thought
Jef Akst | Oct 11, 2019
A genomic analysis from 23andMe suggests that people inherit two copies of a chromosome from only one parent nearly twice as often as researchers had realized.
Breakthrough Prizes Recognize Aneuploidy Researcher, Biochemist
Breakthrough Prizes Recognize Aneuploidy Researcher, Biochemist
Catherine Offord | Oct 18, 2018
This year’s winners also include the developers of nusinersen, an oligonucleotide therapeutic for spinal muscular atrophy.
Chromosomal Instability Drives Cancer Metastasis
Chromosomal Instability Drives Cancer Metastasis
Jim Daley | Mar 31, 2018
In the presence of cytosolic DNA, cancer cells activate antiviral pathways that disguise them as immune cells.
Infographic: How Escaped Chromosomes Can Aid Metastasis
Infographic: How Escaped Chromosomes Can Aid Metastasis
Jim Daley | Mar 31, 2018
Errors in segregation during cell division can lead to inflammation in daughter cells.
Scientists Destroy Entire Chromosome with CRISPR
Scientists Destroy Entire Chromosome with CRISPR
Kerry Grens | Aug 1, 2017
Multiple DNA breaks at either the centromere or the long arm of the mouse Y chromosome cause it to fragment and disappear.
Transparency Now
Transparency Now
Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 30, 2016
Science is messy. So lay it out, warts and all.
Contributors
Contributors
Catherine Offord, Kerry Grens | Apr 30, 2016
Meet some of the people featured in the May 2016 issue of The Scientist.
Aneuploid Responses
Aneuploid Responses
Catherine Offord | Apr 30, 2016
A recent exchange of papers is divided over the evidence for compensatory gene expression among wild strains of aneuploid yeast.
Picturing Inheritance, 1916
Picturing Inheritance, 1916
Amanda B. Keener | Apr 30, 2016
This year marks the centennial of Calvin Bridges’s description of nondisjunction as proof that chromosomes are vehicles for inheritance.