Captain America and the Incredible Hulk are two of our most iconic comic book superheroes, but little is known about how they came to possess their superpowers. Stanford biologist Sebastian Alvarado has the answer: epigenetics.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota and Massachusetts General Hospital have used a genome engineering tool they developed to make a model crop plant herbicide-resistant without significant changes to its DNA.
When investigating cancer cells, researchers discovered numerous peculiarities: Particular RNA molecules are present in large numbers, particular genes are overactive. Do these characteristics have a relation to cancer? Do ...
(Phys.org)—Using blue light, Duke University bioengineers have developed a system for ordering genes to produce proteins, an advance they said could prove invaluable in clinical settings as well as in basic science laboratories.
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