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RNA Methylation Dynamics
and Gidi Rechavi, Dan Dominissini, Chuan He | Jan 1, 2016
Additions to the bases of RNA molecules can be written, read, and erased.
Opinion: Engineering the Epigenome
Anna Köferle, Stefan H. Stricker, Stephan Beck | Aug 26, 2015
The use of targetable chromatin modifiers has ushered in a new era of functional epigenomics.
New Epigenetic Mark Found on Metazoan DNA
Jenny Rood | Apr 30, 2015
Three studies identify roles for N6-methyladenosine in algae, worms, and flies.
Weiwei Dang: Epigenetics in Aging
Jef Akst | Mar 1, 2015
Assistant Professor, Huffington Center On Aging, Baylor College of Medicine. Age: 38
Gestational Malnutrition Affects Offspring’s Sperm
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 10, 2014
Mice undernourished during pregnancy can transmit the effects of such nutritional stress to their sons’ germ cells, epigenetically.
Epigenetic Effects of Mom’s Diet
Emily Willingham | Apr 29, 2014
Molecular markers of a mother’s nutrition around the time of conception can be found in her child’s DNA.
Daytime Sleep Alters Human Transcriptome
Jef Akst | Jan 20, 2014
A mistimed sleep cycle drastically reduces the number of genes that are expressed in a 24-hour rhythm.
Fixing Fearful Memories
Abby Olena | Jan 20, 2014
Remote memories can be modified in the presence of a drug that induces epigenetic changes to DNA.
Abby Olena | Oct 22, 2013
DNA methylation status can predict age in various human tissues, a study shows.
Forensic Law Turns to Epigenetics
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 25, 2012
Privacy advocates are arguing that collecting genetic data upon arrest is an invasion of privacy, given recent evidence that 80 percent of the human genome is functional.