Archive for gene activity

December 2014: 2

Baby cells learn to communicate using the lsd1 gene
Carnegie Science — December 15, 2014

Resistance and Futility
“Scientists reveal how penicillin deals bacteria a devastating blow – work that may lead to new antibiotics”
Elizabeth Cooney, Harvard Medicine News — December 4, 2014
Scientists Capture Picture of MicroRNA In Action
“The great therapeutic potential of drugs that mimic or inhibit microRNAs to control key processes in cells is at this point completely untapped.”
The Scripps Research Institute News and Views — November 10, 2014
Secrets of Sleep
“System reveals how our brains and bodies change as we fall asleep”
Sue McGreevey, Harvard Medicine News — November 21, 2014

DNA’s wild west: Bounty hunters and outlaws vie for control of your genes
Leah Burrows, Brandeis University Science & Research blog — November 17, 2014


The ever-smaller future of physics
Steven Weinberg on the future likelihood of finding a Theory of everything at a scale “around a million billionths — between 10­-17 and 10-19 — of the radius of the typical atomic nucleus”
Alvin Powell, Harvard Staff Writer, Harvard Gazette — December 5, 2014

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May 2014: 1

A fattening gene
“Max Planck researchers discover a gene that controls fat metabolism”
Max Planck Gesellschaft research news — April 28, 2014

Cellular Crosstalk
“Sensory nerve cells instruct immune cells in mouse model of psoriasis”
Elizabeth Cooney, Harvard Medical news — April 23, 2014

Columbia Engineers Grow Functional Human Cartilage in Lab
Holly Evarts, Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science news — April 30, 2014

Delving deep into the brain
“MRI sensor allows neuroscientists to map neural activity with molecular precision”
Anne Trafton, MIT News Office — May 1, 2014

First comprehensive atlas of human gene activity released
Todd Datz, Harvard School of Public Health news — March 26, 2014

MRI, on a molecular scale
“Researchers develop system that one day could peer into the atomic structure of individual molecules”
Peter Reuell, Harvard Gazette — April 17, 2014

Environment news

Study in Science finds missing piece of biogeochemical puzzle in aquifers
Louise Lerner, Argonne National Laboratory press release — May 1, 2014

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