Scientists discover dual-function messenger RNA

For the very first time, a study led by Julian Chen and his group in Arizona State University's School of Molecular Sciences and the Biodesign Institute's Center for the Mechanism of Evolution, has discovered an unprecedented ...

Researchers develop new tool for targeted cell control

Thanks to new RNA vaccines, we humans have been able to protect ourselves incredibly quickly from new viruses like SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. These vaccines insert a piece of ephemeral genetic material into ...

Do plants have a microbiome?

Our bodies are home to trillions of invisible microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi, viruses and miniscule animals. These live on our skin, in our mouths, even within our cells, where they may contribute in numerous ways ...