Kazu Kikuchi, PhD, and his team at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Sydney have discovered a critical new genetic switch that could help human...
The discovery that microRNA-29 controls late-stage brain development may lead to new therapeutic approaches for neurodevelopmental conditions.
Nanopore sensing is a promising tool with widespread application in single-molecule detection and especially promising for cancer diagnosis.
Scientists at Tufts University and the University of Vermont have created tiny living machines from frog stem cells. This provides a cellular platform that can...
Studies showed that a functional RORB gene is necessary for rabbits—and likely other hopping animals—to perform their characteristic jumping gait.
Hepatitis B virus has been found to establish chronic infection by using host DNA repair proteins to close gaps in its viral genome.
UK charity provides £1.2 million ($1.7 million) in funding to refine molecule to protect dopamine-producing brain cells and slow down disease progression.
The treatment uses a type of CRISPR to target viral RNA and appears to stop replication of both viruses in the lungs.
In a glaucoma model, suppression of genes thought to thwart neuron repair promoted optic nerve regeneration.
Researchers have pinpointed the cells responsible for liver maintenance and regeneration while also identifying where they reside.