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Scientists Continue to Use Outdated Methods
Catherine Offord | Jan 9, 2018
The use of underperforming computational tools is a major offender in science’s reproducibility crisis—and there’s growing momentum to avoid it.
Characterizing the Imprintome
Amber Dance | Jan 1, 2017
Three techniques for identifying the collection of maternal and paternal genes silenced in offspring
Scaling to Singles
Kelly Rae Chi | May 1, 2016
Tips for tracing transcription in individual cells
Sperm RNAs Transmit Stress
Kate Yandell | Oct 19, 2015
Stressed male mice can pass on an abnormal stress response to their offspring via microRNAs found in sperm, a study shows.
Genetic Repression Boosts Memory
Kate Yandell | Oct 1, 2015
Expression or translation of some genes must be turned off in the mouse hippocampus for memories to form.
An Array of Options
Kate Yandell | Jun 1, 2015
A guide for how and when to transition from the microarray to RNA-seq
Circadian Atlas Chronicles Gene Expression
Kate Yandell | Oct 27, 2014
Researchers have mapped the times of day when mouse genes are transcribed across 12 organs.
Cancer-Associated Viruses Overblown?
Tracy Vence | Aug 7, 2013
An MD Anderson study calls into question estimates on the percentage of viruses linked to cancer.
Transcriptomics for the Animal Kingdom
Amy Maxmen | Jul 1, 2013
Using RNA-seq to study nonmodel organisms