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Ruth Williams | Jul 17, 2017
Two research teams develop tools for tinkering with a bacterial genus prominent in human guts.
Messing with the Microbiome
Ruth Williams | Jul 16, 2017
Two new techniques allow researchers to manipulate the activity of gut bacteria.
Jenny Rood | Jun 1, 2015
A chromatin remodeler in embryonic stem cells clears the DNA for mRNA transcription while stifling the expression of noncoding transcripts.
Kate Yandell | Dec 11, 2014
A new full-genome map indicates how DNA is folded within the nuclei of human cells.
Modified CRISPR Expands Targets
Kerry Grens | Aug 8, 2014
Tweaking the expression of guide RNAs used in CRISPR genome editing broadens the repertoire of target sites.
Exploring the Roles of Enhancer RNAs
Ashley P. Taylor | May 7, 2014
Scientists have recently discovered that enhancers are often transcribed into RNAs. But they’re still not sure what, if anything, these eRNAs do.
Enhancer and Promoter Atlases
Ashley P. Taylor | Mar 26, 2014
Consortium annotates the human genome with cell type-specific information about transcription start sites, active enhancers, and their expression throughout the body.
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 1, 2012
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