We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Advertisement

From Facebook to DNA

News   Feb 21, 2020 | Original story from Carnegie Mellon University

 
From Facebook to DNA

Much as groups of sailors work together with ropes to accomplish tasks aboard ship, collections of transcription factor proteins work with sections of chromosomes as a community in the nucleus of a cell to carry out cell functions. Computational biologists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed algorithms for identifying these communities in cell nuclei. Credit: Ella Marushchenko.

 
 
Advertisement
 

RELATED ARTICLES

AI Analysis Could Accelerate Stroke Detection

News

A new study showcases the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) for analyzing brain images during stroke. The process of lesion segmentation normally involves manual analysis by expert radiologists, but new techniques could speed up the analysis.

READ MORE

Blissful Ignorance or Facing Reality? Test How You Prefer To Receive Information

News

Recent work has found that people at times prefer less information, even when this means they might not be able to make fully informed decisions. However, little is known about the prevalence of such avoidance. Who are the people who choose blissful ignorance over facing reality?

READ MORE

Hidden Messages in Protein Blueprints

News

Scientists have identified a new control mechanism that enables stem cells to adapt their activity in emergency situations.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Genomics Research Informatics Proteomics & Metabolomics

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE