Cigall Kadoch Unravels Chromatin’s Role in Cancer
Cigall Kadoch Unravels Chromatin’s Role in Cancer
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researcher is developing cancer therapeutics based on how the physical structure of DNA contributes to the disease.
Cigall Kadoch Unravels Chromatin’s Role in Cancer
Cigall Kadoch Unravels Chromatin’s Role in Cancer

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researcher is developing cancer therapeutics based on how the physical structure of DNA contributes to the disease.

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researcher is developing cancer therapeutics based on how the physical structure of DNA contributes to the disease.

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Tardigrades May Have Made it to the Moon
Tardigrades May Have Made it to the Moon
Ashley Yeager | Aug 7, 2019
An Israeli lunar lander carrying the tiny animals crashed into the moon in April, and now scientists are trying to determine if the creatures are still alive.
Image of the Day: Resilient Lung Cells
Image of the Day: Resilient Lung Cells
Nicoletta Lanese | Aug 1, 2019
A specific type of lung cell withstands flu infection by doubling down on DNA repair.
NIH Announces Details of Human Fetal Tissue Research Restrictions
NIH Announces Details of Human Fetal Tissue Research Restrictions
Ashley Yeager | Jul 29, 2019
The latest restrictions require scientists to submit more comprehensive grant applications, and those applications will go through more stringent ethics reviews.
In Our Blood: A Profile of Stuart Orkin
In Our Blood: A Profile of Stuart Orkin
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 15, 2019
By unraveling the molecular underpinnings of inherited blood disorders, the Boston Children’s Hospital researcher has provided the basis for therapies now being tested for beta-thalassemia and sickle cell disease.
New Technique Maps RNAs in Cells Without a Microscope
New Technique Maps RNAs in Cells Without a Microscope
Kerry Grens | Jun 20, 2019
DNA microscopy pinpoints the locations of transcripts by laying a grid of tags over the molecules and labeling each connection.
Image of the Day: Holey Leaves
Image of the Day: Holey Leaves
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 13, 2019
Scientists use microneedle patches to extract DNA for diagnosing diseases in plants.
Caught on Camera
Caught on Camera
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2019
Selected Images of the Day from the-scientist.com
Allele Shows Pyrethroid Resistance’s Spread in African Mosquitos
Allele Shows Pyrethroid Resistance’s Spread in African Mosquitos
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 22, 2019
Researchers can now track the expansion of a resistance mechanism that allows the malaria vector Anopholes funestus to detoxify a key insecticide used on bed nets.
DNA from 200-Year-Old Pipe Connects Enslaved Woman to West AfricaDNA from 200-Year-Old Pipe Connects Enslaved Woman to West Africa
DNA from 200-Year-Old Pipe Connects Enslaved Woman to West Africa
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 18, 2019
Genetic material from old artifacts can link people to their ancestral communities and potentially help descendants find their roots.