Why Is Cancer More Common in Men Than in Women?
Why Is Cancer More Common in Men Than in Women?
The molecular processes that lead males to be more susceptible to the disease are only beginning to come to light.
Why Is Cancer More Common in Men Than in Women?
Why Is Cancer More Common in Men Than in Women?

The molecular processes that lead males to be more susceptible to the disease are only beginning to come to light.

The molecular processes that lead males to be more susceptible to the disease are only beginning to come to light.

X chromosome inactivation
X Marks the Sex-Skewed Spot
X Marks the Sex-Skewed Spot
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 7, 2016
Alterations in epigenetic markers on the X chromosome may be why males outnumber females among murine offspring bred through in vitro fertilization.
Legacies Left Behind in 2015
Legacies Left Behind in 2015
Karen Zusi | Dec 31, 2015
A look at the contributions of some of the prominent researchers who died this year
X Inactivation Discoverer Dies
X Inactivation Discoverer Dies
Jenny Rood | Jan 9, 2015
British geneticist Mary Lyon has passed away at age 89.
DNA Loop-the-Loops
DNA Loop-the-Loops
Kate Yandell | Dec 11, 2014
A new full-genome map indicates how DNA is folded within the nuclei of human cells.
Week in Review: January 20–24
Week in Review: January 20–24
Tracy Vence | Jan 24, 2014
Mistimed sleep disrupts human transcriptome; canine tumor genome; de novo Drosophila genes; UVA light lowers blood pressure; aquatic microfauna fight frog-killing fungus
Visualizing X Chromosome Inactivation
Visualizing X Chromosome Inactivation
Abby Olena | Jan 21, 2014
Researchers develop mouse lines to help them see whether the maternal or paternal X chromosome is inactivated.