MYC dampens the immune system’s ability to elicit an antitumor response.
Parasitic mites that transmit a honey bee–infecting virus may benefit from spreading the pathogen.
Scientists discover compounds that restore antibiotic efficacy against drug-resistant superbugs.
Alterations in epigenetic markers on the X chromosome may explain why males outnumber females among murine offspring bred through in vitro fertilization.
Other news in life science:
The US Patent and Trademark Office is set to launch its “patent interference” inquiry into the competing patents on the gene-editing technology.
The American Statistical Association offers guidance on best practices for the oft-misused tool.
A study provides stronger evidence for the causal link between Zika infection and microcephaly, and warns of a host of other birth defects associated with the virus.
A second study finds evidence that feeding children peanuts could help prevent them from developing allergies to the legume later in life.