chromatin
New Technique Enables Observation of Accessible Chromatin
New Technique Enables Observation of Accessible Chromatin
Ruth Williams | Dec 31, 2016
A test tube-based genome-labeling technique has been brought under the microscope.
Infographic: Examining Open Chromatin
Infographic: Examining Open Chromatin
Ruth Williams | Dec 31, 2016
See how researchers visualize regions of active genes.
Aging Shrinks Chromosomes
Aging Shrinks Chromosomes
Ruth Williams | Feb 5, 2016
A study on human cells reveals how cellular aging affects the 3-D architecture of chromosomes.
Reveling in the Revealed
Reveling in the Revealed
Kelly Rae Chi | Dec 31, 2015
A growing toolbox for surveying the activity of entire genomes
Chromatin Conformation Computed
Chromatin Conformation Computed
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 19, 2015
By manipulating DNA sequences that guide genome-folding, researchers confirm an existing model of chromatin structure inside the nucleus.
Crystal Unclear
Crystal Unclear
Tracy Vence | Oct 15, 2015
A behind-the-scenes look at how researchers solved the high-resolution crystal structure of the nucleosome core particle raises the age-old question of assigning credit in science.
DNA Loop-the-Loops
DNA Loop-the-Loops
Kate Yandell | Dec 11, 2014
A new full-genome map indicates how DNA is folded within the nuclei of human cells.
Going Long
Going Long
Abby Olena | Mar 31, 2014
Researchers discover a tool to trigger an uncommon strategy cancer cells can use to lengthen their telomeres.
Karmella Haynes: Turning the Dials
Karmella Haynes: Turning the Dials
Kerry Grens | Nov 30, 2013
Assistant Professor, Arizona State University. Age: 36
Loss of Potential
Loss of Potential
Dan Cossins | May 31, 2013
In the fruit fly, the ability of neural stem cells to make the full repertoire of neurons is regulated by the movement of key genes to the nuclear periphery.