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How RNA could keep us young

With over 75 million baby boomers in the U.S. alone, age-related diseases are a major concern in the health care system. The connection between aging and cancer has become a pillar in medicine: we know that as we age, our ...

dateOct 07, 2016 in Biotechnology
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How fungi help trees tolerate drought

In the transcriptome—the set of its messenger RNA molecules that reflects actual biochemical activity by the organism—of the most common ectomycorrhizal fungus Cenococcum geophilum, a team including DOE JGI researchers ...

dateSep 07, 2016 in Biotechnology
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A tail of gene expression

Messenger molecules that convey instructions from DNA to protein factories for protein synthesis require special molecular tails for their stability and function. Now, a team of scientists from the Institute for Stem Cell ...

dateSep 06, 2016 in Biotechnology
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