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Researchers have published new findings showing that the DNA of the tube anemone does what few other species' mitochondrial genomes have been shown to do. It defies the classic doughnut shape it "should" be in and is arranged in several fragmented pieces, the number of which vary depending on the species.READ MORE
Changes in Rac1 activity could affect the structure, motility and connectivity of neurons in people with Huntington's Disease.READ MORE
Researchers, including one who was inspired by the cancer death of a close friend, have developed a new technology that could change how gene editing is approached in the future.READ MORE
A new mouse model for the rare neurological disorder Joubert Syndrome has been developed by scientists who hope it will accelerate research to understand how the disease develops as well as help develop and evaluate therapeutic approaches.
Contrary to prior belief, the white blood cells enter the spleen primarily via vessels in the red pulp. The research results change thoroughly our perception of the spleen producing antibodies vital for the human body.READ MORE
Scientists from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have recently uncovered the mechanisms of how RNA polymerase II performs intrinsic cleavage reaction to proofread RNA transcriptions, shedding light on how mis-regulation of accurate transcription can lead to diseases including cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.READ MORE
Researchers have identified a relationship between crop yield in the maize plant and specific genetic activity associated with one of the plant's metabolic pathways.READ MORE