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Controlling gene activity in human development

Researchers at the Babraham Institute have revealed a new understanding of the molecular switches that control gene activity in human embryonic stem cells. This insight provides new avenues for improving the efficiency of ...

dateDec 06, 2016 in Biotechnology
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A new perspective on microbes

Most of us considered microbes little more than nasty germs before science recently began turning our view of the microbial world on its head. A "microbe" is a bacterium and any other organism too small to see with the naked ...

dateDec 06, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Cell Atlas launched at ASCB 2016 Meeting

After the completion of the human genome in 2001, another major milestone was reached with the launch of the Cell Atlas at the 2016 American Society of Cell Biology Meeting in San Francisco. An open-access interactive database ...

dateDec 05, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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