Are the ‘viral’ agents of MS, ALS and schizophrenia buried in our genome? Viruses hid themselves in your ancestors’ DNA; now they’re waking up

Are the ‘viral’ agents of MS, ALS and schizophrenia buried in our genome? Viruses hid themselves in your ancestors’ DNA; now they’re waking up

What if the missing ‘environmental’ factor in some of our deadliest neurological disease...
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Networks of gene activity control organ development: Evolutionary studies on developmental genetic programs across mammals

Networks of gene activity control organ development: Evolutionary studies on developmental genetic programs across mammals

For the first time, researchers have decoded the g...
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Lost in translation: The medium is the message for a healthy heartbeat

Lost in translation: The medium is the message for a healthy heartbeat

Researchers at the Fralin Biomedical Research Inst...
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Genomic collision may explain why many kidney transplants fail

Genomic collision may explain why many kidney transplants fail

A genomic collision could explain why many kidney ...
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Chemical modifiers tag-team to regulate essential mechanism of life: Basic science discovery explains a fundamental way human cells differ from yeast cells

Chemical modifiers tag-team to regulate essential mechanism of life: Basic science discovery explains a fundamental way human cells differ from yeast cells

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have made a...
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How light triggers brain activity: Protein research

How light triggers brain activity: Protein research

Optogenetics uses light to control brain processes...
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Scientists capture a ‘snapshot’ of bacterial stress-response regulator’s ‘recycling truck’: The stress-response master regulator is important for antibiotic resistance, ability for bacteria to cause disease

Scientists capture a ‘snapshot’ of bacterial stress-response regulator’s ‘recycling truck’: The stress-response master regulator is important for antibiotic resistance, ability for bacteria to cause disease

Scientists have captured the first “snapshot...
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How immunotherapy may be effective for fighting tuberculosis

How immunotherapy may be effective for fighting tuberculosis

In part because of its resistance to many antibiot...
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Machine-learning model provides detailed insight on proteins

Machine-learning model provides detailed insight on proteins

A novel machine-learning ‘toolbox’ tha...
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Nicotine may harm human embryos at the single-cell level

Nicotine may harm human embryos at the single-cell level

Nicotine induces widespread adverse effects on hum...
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