News tagged with dna mutation

When the cell's two genomes collide

(—Plant and animal cells contain two genomes: one in the nucleus and one in the mitochondria. When mutations occur in each, they can become incompatible, leading to disease. To increase understanding of such ...

dateFeb 05, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Stem cells: Tuning the death sentence

In this week's issue of Science Signaling (22 January, 2013), Danen and colleagues of the Division of Toxicology of LACDR report novel insights into the question how stem cells decide to commit suicide when their DNA is damaged.

dateJan 23, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Embracing the art of science

Creativity is essential part for both art and scientific investigation. Two Tel Aviv University researchers recently embraced this truth to give birth to a new artwork based on their genetics research—and now it's won a ...

dateDec 05, 2012 in Other
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