News & Opinion
Top 10 Innovations
Cell & Molecular Biology
Disease & Medicine
Ecology & Environment
Genetics & Genomics
Pharma & Biotech
Image of the Day
High-Throughput Epigenetics Analyses
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Dec 31, 2017
Emerging technologies help researchers draw mechanistic links between metabolism and epigenetic modification of DNA.
Are Cancer Stem Cells Ready for Prime Time?
Suling Liu, Hasan Korkaya, and Max S. Wicha | Mar 31, 2012
A flood of new discoveries has refined our definition of cancer stem cells. Now it’s up to human clinical trials to test if they can make a difference in patients.
A Mammalian Longevity Gene?
Edyta Zielinska | Feb 23, 2012
Researchers find the first evidence that a sirtuin gene prolongs life in mice.
Anti-aging Pathway Questioned
Tia Ghose | Sep 21, 2011
A new study raises further doubts about the ability of proteins called sirtuins to slow aging, but the controversy remains unsettled.