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Rewiring stem cells

A fast and comprehensive method for determining the function of genes could greatly improve our understanding of a wide range of diseases and conditions, such as heart disease, liver disease and cancer.

Jan 09, 2014 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Unravelling the secrets of maleness

New research has identified the key to becoming male is an enzyme that "unravels" DNA to trigger male development of the embryo, a discovery that may give greater insight into intersex disorders.

Sep 05, 2013 5 / 5 (4) 1 | with audio podcast