By: Justin McMahon
Academic laboratories and biotech companies around the world are racing to develop next-generation therapeutics. At the forefront of this scientific innovation is gene therapy: a medical approach… Read more
By Marta Garo-Pascual
Telomeres are the “shoelace caps” of linear chromosomes and, as shoelace caps protect shoelaces, telomeres serve a protective role for chromosomes. Barbara McClintock and Hermann Muller described… Read more
Artículo original: How Do We Know? The Value of Scientific Models Joel Frohlich
Traducido por Reyna Ediss, Dalí Jiménez, Mariangelina Martínez, Estefany Ochoa y Keya Vijapure.
El mes pasado, los… Read more
Epigenetics change which genes are active and which are inactive. Research over the past few years has shown that these changes are important for protecting the brain from neurodegeneration and… Read more
The evening of November 9th, 1938, began with typical fall solemnity for many Jews living across Germany: closing up their shops and businesses, returning home from school, and preparing family… Read more
Infographic by Jooyeun Lee and Kate Fehlhaber.
Hsu P. & Feng Zhang (2014). Development and Applications of CRISPR-Cas9 for Genome Engineering, Cell, 157 (6) 1262-1278. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2014.05.010
Fineran… Read more
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Take your wildest guess. How many neurons make up the human brain? You’re not guessing wild enough if you said anything less than… Read more
Huntington’s disease (HD) is an incredibly debilitating neurodegenerative disorder. Currently, there is no treatment that effectively reverses the progression of the disease or delays its onset. Huntington’s is a particularly… Read more