transcription factors
Enhanced Enhancers
Enhanced Enhancers
Eric Olson | Nov 1, 2014
The recent discovery of super-enhancers may offer new drug targets for a range of diseases.
Week in Review: June 2–6
Week in Review: June 2–6
Tracy Vence | Jun 6, 2014
The malnourished microbiome; innate immunity and beige fat; tools for stem cell self-renewal; predicting tomorrow’s PIs; MERS update
Minimal Toolkit for Stem Cell Self-Renewal
Minimal Toolkit for Stem Cell Self-Renewal
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 5, 2014
Researchers identify a network of a dozen transcription factors needed to maintain the pluripotent state of mouse embryonic stem cells. 
Researchers Regrow Mouse Thymus
Researchers Regrow Mouse Thymus
Kerry Grens | Apr 9, 2014
A simple genetic formula coaxes a shrunken mouse thymus to regenerate.  
Deaf Mice Hear Again
Deaf Mice Hear Again
Dan Cossins | Jan 10, 2013
A drug applied to the ears of deaf mice has prompted the regrowth of noise-damaged hair cells and resulted in slight improvements in the animals’ hearing.
Tracing the Ephemeral
Hannah Waters | Jun 1, 2012
A novel reporter system can track the ever-changing levels of the plant signal auxin with great precision.
Brain Evolution at a Distance
Hannah Waters | Dec 6, 2011
Gene expression controlled from afar may have spurred the spurt in brain evolution that led to modern humans.