sodium balance, genetics & genomics, cell & molecular biology, evolution
Where Cancer and Inflammation Intersect
Where Cancer and Inflammation Intersect
Giorgio Trinchieri | Apr 1, 2011
Recent clinical trials have reignited the interest in simple anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin for controlling the inflammation associated with cancer. 
An Aspirin for your Cancer?
Giorgio Trinchieri | Apr 1, 2011
Can tumors—which can originate from, and often resemble, chronically inflamed tissue—be curtailed using familiar anti-inflammatory agents, without their side effects?
Fountain of Youth?
Richard P. Grant | Apr 1, 2011
Preston Estep discusses the role that telomeres play in the aging process.
Top 7 From F1000
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2011
A snapshot of the highest-ranked articles from a 30-day period on Faculty of 1000
The Footprints of Winter
Ralf Müller and Justin Goodrich | Mar 1, 2011
Epigenetic marks laid down during the cold months of the year allow flowering in spring and summer.
Epigenetic Changes in Cancer
Manel Esteller | Mar 1, 2011
The study of how covalent marks on DNA and histones are involved in the origin and spread of cancer cells is also leading to new therapeutic strategies.
The Mark of Faith
Robert E. Kingston | Mar 1, 2011
Testing a central tenet of epigenetic regulation
Epigenetics and Society
Andrew D. Ellington | Mar 1, 2011
Did Erasmus Darwin foreshadow the tweaking of his grandson’s paradigm?
Bitter Pill
Richard P. Grant | Mar 1, 2011
Editor's choice in drug discovery
Epigenetics—A Primer
Stefan Kubicek | Mar 1, 2011
There are many ways that epigenetic effects regulate the activation or repression of genes. Here are a few molecular tricks cells use to read off the right genetic program.