ChIP-seq provides invaluable insights into the underpinnings of health and disease, it also faces a frustrating challenge, but its results are often viewed as qualitative rather than quantitative, making interpretation difficult. A recent report suggests that ChIP-seq may have been quantitative all along.READ MORE
Scientists found that Fritillaria delavayi plants, which live on rocky slopes of China's Hengduan mountains, match their backgrounds most closely in areas where they are heavily harvested.READ MORE
A team of scientists has discovered new functions of a key cellular machine that regulates gene packaging. This "machine" called BAF/PBAF is mutated in 20% of all human tumors, including pancreatic cancer, gastric cancer and melanoma.READ MORE
A new study suggests that individuals who have previously had COVID-19 are highly unlikely to contract the illness again, for at least six months following their first infection.READ MORE
Researchers have identified a gene responsible for the spread of triple-negative breast cancer and developed a potential way to stop it.
A large-scale study of African elephant genetics in Tanzania reveals the history of elephant populations, how they interact, and what areas may be critical to conserve in order to preserve genetic diversity for species conservation.READ MORE
Scientists at Scripps Research moved closer to attaining the holy grail of HIV research with a new vaccine approach that would rely on genetically engineered immune cells from the patient’s body.READ MORE
Researchers have found a strong direct relationship between the rate and intensity of the spikes' vibrations and how readily the virus could penetrate the cell.READ MORE