April 2014: 1

Gene silencing instructions acquired through ‘molecular memory’ tags on chromatin
“New work identifies machinery of epigenetic inheritance, relevant to development and cancer”
Indiana University, Bloomington, Newsroom — March 20, 2014

Hormones in action: it’s all about the right partner
“Scientists at the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP) in Vienna uncover basic mechanisms of action for hormones”
Heidemarie Hurtl, IMP Communications — March 28, 2014

Major breakthrough in stem cell manufacturing technology
University of Nottingham Press Release — March 31, 2014

Pumping Iron
“Scientists discover key player in molecular machinery controlling iron availability”
Elizabeth Cooney, Harvard Medical News — March 30, 2014

Self-healing engineered muscle grown in laboratory
“Strong, lab-grown muscle is the first to heal itself after animal implantation”
Ken Kingery, News Office, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University — March 31, 2014

 Tiny particles may pose big risk
“Some nanoparticles commonly added to consumer products can significantly damage DNA”
Anne Trafton, MIT News Office  — April 8, 2014

Gene editing (see also previous posts) 

A Powerful New Way to Edit DNA
Basic facts about CRISPR/CAS technologies
Andrew Pollack, New York Times — March 3, 2014

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