News tagged with junk dna

'Junk DNA' drives cancer growth

Researchers from the University of Leeds, UK, the Charite University Medical School and the Max Delbruck Centre for Molecular Medicine (MDC) in Berlin, Germany, have discovered a new driving force behind cancer growth.

May 02, 2010 4.9 / 5 (12) 4 | with audio podcast

Saved by junk DNA

VIB researchers linked to K.U.Leuven and Harvard University show that stretches of DNA previously believed to be useless 'junk' DNA play a vital role in the evolution of our genome. They found that unstable pieces of junk ...

May 28, 2009 4.2 / 5 (5) 0