Findings

Can microRNAs put the brakes on cancer?

Can microRNAs put the brakes on cancer?

Between 20 and 25 genetic letters long, microRNAs regulate the expression of genes involved in development.

One of the basic premises of biology is that our genetic code lies in our DNA, which, in turn, relies on RNA to transmit that code to build the proteins that carry out the chemical activities...

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Tissue engineering takes a leap forward with new scaffold design

Tissue engineering takes a leap forward with new scaffold design

Tissue engineering began in the late 1980s to fill a gap in the treatment of certain diseases—those for which transplants could offer a cure. There isn’t enough natural human restorative tissue to go...

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Et Cetera

Fighting a lethal microbe

Scientists at Yale have discerned how the immune system fights the bacterium that causes Legionnaire’s disease.The...

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Gene linked to social aversion

Knocking out a gene in the brains of mice can counteract an aversion to social interactions, according to researchers...

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