DNA
More than a protein factory: A role for ribosomes in regulating human gene expression  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have discovered a new function of ribosomes in human cells that may... more
More than a protein factory: A role for ribosomes in regulating human gene expression  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have discovered a new function of ribosomes in human cells that may show the protein-making particle's role in destroying... more
Study proves cerebral emboli of stroke patients contain DNA from oral pathogens  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Researchers at Tampere University have shown for the first time that the cerebral emboli of stroke patients contain DNA from oral pathogens. more
Presence of oral bacteria in cerebral emboli of stroke patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have shown for the first time that the cerebral emboli of stroke patients contain DNA from oral pathogens. more
Role of AcrAB-TolC multidrug efflux pump in drug-resistance acquisition by plasmid transfer  Science Magazine · 2 days
Drug-resistance dissemination by horizontal gene transfer remains poorly understood at the cellular scale. Using live-cell microscopy, we reveal the dynamics of resistance acquisition by... more
Germline selection shapes human mitochondrial DNA diversity  Science Magazine · 2 days
Approximately 2.4% of the human mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) genome exhibits common homoplasmic genetic variation. We analyzed 12,975 whole-genome sequences to show that 45.1% of individuals from 1526 mother–offspring pairs harbor a mixed population of... more
Spatial configuration of the genome is not inherited, but set up during embryogenesis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The architecture of the DNA-protein complexes that make up the genome in each cell nucleus regulates the course of early embryonic development. more
Large study links rare DNA alterations to type 2 diabetes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
An international consortium of scientists has analyzed protein-coding genes from nearly 46,000 people, linking rare DNA alterations to type 2 diabetes. more
Massive sequencing study links rare DNA alterations to type 2 diabetes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
An international consortium of scientists has analyzed protein-coding genes from nearly 46,000 people, linking rare DNA alterations to type 2 diabetes. From this large cohort the... more
Cell division requires a balanced level of non-coding RNA for chromosome stability  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Scientists have discovered that centromeric DNA is used as a template to produce a non-protein coding, centromeric RNA (ribonucleic acid), that is essential for... more
New DNA-nanotechnology-based method enhances nucleic acid analysis  nanowerk · 3 days
New DNA-nanotechnology-based method enhances nucleic acid analysis in cells and tissues, enabling parallel detection of many targets with high sensitivity and tunability and at low costs. more
Cell division requires a balanced level of non-coding RNA for chromosome stability  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Our genetic code is stored in chromosomes that are composed of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid). To make sure the genetic code is maintained accurately in... more
Spatial DNA organization forms first, then the rest  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The fundamental organization of the DNA in active and inactive compartments arises immediately after fertilization of the oocyte, even before genes are activated. This was discovered by researchers from the Hubrecht Institute... more
Yeast species thrives, despite losing DNA repair genes years ago  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Researchers have discovered an ancient species of budding yeast that has lost dozens of DNA repair genes, without any adverse effects. more
Scientists unravel how DNA organizes and preserves genetic information  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Two scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have unraveled aspects of how DNA organizes and preserves genetic information. more
How DNA is read and copied  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Two scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine have unraveled aspects of how DNA organizes and preserves genetic information. Newly published research by Cynthia Wolberger, Ph.D., and James Berger, Ph.D., whose labs sit side... more
DNA from 10,000 year old chewing gum reveals the secrets of Stone Age Scandinavians  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Chewing gum may seem like a modern habit but that's apparently not quite the case. Scientists have recovered DNA that... more
River valleys helped shape current genetic landscape of Han Chinese  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The Han Chinese are the world's largest ethnic group, making up 91.6% of modern-day China. As DNA sequencing tools and statistical analyses software have advanced, scientists have been... more
Chemical engineers develop biosecurity tool to detect genetically engineered organisms in the wild  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
If a genetically or synthetically engineered organism is released into the environment, how will we know? How can we tell it apart... more
Developing biosecurity tool to detect genetically engineered organisms in the wild  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
If a genetically or synthetically engineered organism gets into the environment, how will we tell it apart from the millions of naturally occurring microorganisms? Recently, the... more
Life in evolution's fast lane  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Most living things have a suite of genes dedicated to repairing their DNA, limiting the rate at which their genomes change through time. But scientists at Vanderbilt and University of Wisconsin-Madison have discovered an ancient lineage of budding... more
DNA analysis of shark barf tells scientists what kinds of birds the sharks scavenge  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Tiger sharks have a reputation for being the "garbage cans of the sea"—they'll eat just about anything, from dolphins and... more
Shark barf DNA tests show songbirds are on the menu - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Baby tiger sharks are eating your favorite backyard birds. Doo doo doo doo doo doo. more
Scientists create bacteria with man-made DNA  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
In a landmark research study, a living organism (E. coli) has been made using entirely human-made DNA. more
Police facial recognition surveillance court case starts  BBC · 4 days
Campaigners say police use of the technology is like taking DNA or fingerprints without consent. more
SABER tech gives DNA and RNA visualization a boost  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A collaborative research team has now developed 'Signal Amplification by Exchange Reaction' (SABER), a highly programmable and practical method that significantly enhances the sensitivity as well as customization and multiplexing... more
SABER tech gives DNA and RNA visualization a boost  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Researchers have been using "Fluorescence in situ hybridization" (FISH) analysis for decades to literally fish for specific DNA and RNA sequences in intact cells and tissues within their vast seas... more
Structural and functional mechanisms of a new class of bacterial sigma/anti-sigma factors revealed  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Transcription is the process of synthesizing messenger RNA by RNA polymerase based on the DNA sequence of a gene and is the... more
Nanoscale sculpturing leads to unusual packing of nanocubes  nanowerk · 1 week
Cube-shaped nanoparticles with thick shells of DNA assemble into a never-before-seen 3-D 'zigzag' pattern that breaks orientational symmetry; understanding such nanoscale behavior is key to engineering new materials with desired organizations and... more
Nanoscale sculpturing leads to unusual packing of nanocubes  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists found that cubic nanoparticles surrounded by thick DNA shells pack in a never-before-seen 'zigzag' pattern. more
DNA Script picks up $38.5 million to make DNA production faster and simpler  TechCrunch · 1 week
DNA Script has raised $38.5 million in new financing to commercialize a process that it claims is the first big leap forward... more
Nanoscale sculpturing leads to unusual packing of nanocubes  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
From the ancient pyramids to modern buildings, various three-dimensional (3-D) structures have been formed by packing shaped objects together. At the macroscale, the shape of objects is fixed and thus dictates how... more
Dog ownership strongly linked to DNA make-up, says new study  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A surprising new study shows that the difference in genetic blueprint explains more than 50% of the variation between those who choose to own dogs and those who... more
Dog DNA find could aid quest to help breeds breathe more easily  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Scientists have discovered a DNA mutation linked to breathing problems in popular dog breeds. more
Analysis of the Palaeolithic diet shows no social divisions in food consumption  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Biochemical analysis of human remains has become a key feature in our understanding of past peoples. Ancient DNA and stable isotope analysis are now... more
TSU physicists are investigating the effects of radiation on DNA  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Scientists from TSU's Laboratory of Experimental High Energy Physics and their colleagues from the University of Bordeaux are studying new ways of modeling the effects of low doses... more
Improving carbon-capturing with metal-organic frameworks  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) are versatile compounds hosting nano-sized pores in their crystal structure. Because of their nanopores, MOFs are now used in a wide range of applications, including separating petrochemicals, mimicking DNA, and removing heavy metals, fluoride anions,... more
Blood test can assess effectiveness of treatment in patients with skin cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Blood tests that track the amount of tumor DNA can - after only one month of drug therapy - detect how well treatment is... more
How cancer drug inhibits DNA repair in cancer cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A cancer drug thought to be of limited use possesses a superpower of sorts: It is able to stop certain cancer cells from repairing their DNA in order to survive. more
Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, research on teeth shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to... more
Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. more
PES1 is a critical component of telomerase assembly and regulates cellular senescence  Science Magazine · 1 week
Telomerase defers the onset of telomere shortening and cellular senescence by adding telomeric repeat DNA to chromosome ends, and its activation contributes to carcinogenesis.... more
Chewing gums reveal the oldest Scandinavian human DNA  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The first humans who settled in Scandinavia more than 10,000 years ago left their DNA behind in ancient chewing gums, which are masticated lumps made from birch bark pitch. more
ALBA protein complex reads genic R-loops to maintain genome stability in Arabidopsis  Science Magazine · 1 week
The R-loop, composed of a DNA-RNA hybrid and the displaced single-stranded DNA, regulates diverse cellular processes. However, how cellular R-loops are recognized remains poorly... more
New doctors' DNA ages six times faster than normal in first year  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Every summer, tens of thousands of newly minted doctors start the most intense year of their training: the first year of residency, also called... more
Dental evolutionary rates and its implications for the Neanderthal-modern human divergence  Science Magazine · 1 week
The origin of Neanderthal and modern human lineages is a matter of intense debate. DNA analyses have generally indicated that both lineages diverged during the middle... more
[Research Articles] Cediranib suppresses homology-directed DNA repair through down-regulation of BRCA1/2 and RAD51  Science Magazine · 1 week
Combining the anti-angiogenic agent cediranib with the poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) inhibitor olaparib improves progression-free survival compared to olaparib alone in ovarian cancer... more
Oldest Scandinavian human DNA found in ancient chewing gum  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The first humans who settled in Scandinavia more than 10,000 years ago left their DNA behind in ancient chewing gum, masticated lumps made from birch bark pitch. This is shown... more
Researchers use cutting-edge technology to read the dark heart of chromosomes  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Although the genomes of thousands of plant and animal species have been sequenced, for most of these genomes a significant portion is missing — the highly... more
Physician training makes doctors' DNA to age six times faster than normal  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
In just a few short weeks, tens of thousands of newly minted doctors will start the most intense year of their training: the first... more
Reading the dark heart of chromosomes  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Although the genomes of thousands of plant and animal species have been sequenced, for most of these genomes a significant portion is missing—the highly repetitive DNA. In the midst of these mysterious genome compartments are the... more
Parents unknown: Mysterious larvae found in Panama's two oceans  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Animals in hard-to-reach places, especially strange, 'unattractive,' animals, may completely escape our attention. We don't know what their role is in the environment. In fact, we don't even know they... more
Study unlocks secrets of an elusive genome compartment  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Although much of the human genome has been sequenced and assembled, scientists have hit roadblocks trying to map unassembled regions of DNA that consist mostly of repetitive sequences, including the centromere. more
Scientists discover how mutations in DNA can cause neurodegenerative disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Scientists have discovered how mutations in DNA can cause neurodegenerative disease. The discovery is an important step towards better treatment to slow the progression or delay onset in... more
How mutations lead to neurodegenerative disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have discovered how mutations in DNA can cause neurodegenerative disease. The discovery is an important step towards better treatment to slow the progression or delay onset in a range of incurable diseases such as Huntington's... more
New efficient way to engineer nanostructures mimicking natural immune response complexes  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists yield novel method to engineer large multi-antibody-like nanostructures using DNA nanotechnology. The results demonstrate the potential for assembly of multiple proteins and also other materials... more
IDT announces significant NGS portfolio expansion  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Demonstrating its advocacy for genomics research, Integrated DNA Technologies announces a significant expansion to its NGS portfolio. more
New machine-learning approach discovers mechanism that helps antibiotics kill bacteria  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Most antibiotics work by interfering with critical functions such as DNA replication or construction of the bacterial cell wall. more
Cells don’t take up DNA cage nanostructures to a significant extent, finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Many studies indicating that DNA nanostructures can enter cells more readily than simple DNA strands are flawed, according to researchers at McGill... more
Ancient DNA suggests that some Northern Europeans got their languages from Siberia  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Most Europeans descend from a combination of European hunter-gatherers, Anatolian early farmers, and Steppe herders. But only European speakers of Uralic languages like Estonian... more
Studying DNA breaks to protect future space travelers  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Earth's atmosphere shields life on the ground from cosmic radiation that can damage DNA. Astronauts in space have no such protection, and that puts them at risk. An investigation on the International... more
DNA nanostructures designed for drug delivery remain a technical challenge  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Many studies indicating that DNA nanostructures can enter cells more readily than simple DNA strands are flawed, according to researchers at McGill University. more
A cautionary tale for researchers working on selective drug delivery  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Many studies indicating that DNA nanostructures can enter cells more readily than simple DNA strands are flawed, according to new research. more
Painting a fuller picture of how antibiotics kill  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have used machine-learning algorithms to discover a secondary mechanism that helps some antibiotics kill bacteria. This mechanism involves disrupting bacterial metabolism of nucleotides that the cells need to replicate their DNA. more
Ancient DNA suggests that some Northern Europeans got their languages from Siberia  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Most Europeans descend from a combination of European hunter-gatherers, Anatolian early farmers, and Steppe herders. But only European speakers of Uralic languages like Estonian... more
This Man's DNA Is the Oldest in North America  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
A Native American man in Montana has what may be the oldest DNA native to the Americas, according to news reports. more
Analysis and minimization of cellular RNA editing by DNA adenine base editors  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Adenine base editors (ABEs) enable precise and efficient conversion of target A•T base pairs to G•C base pairs in genomic DNA with a minimum... more
How do you find a virus that's completely unknown? Study says, look to the genome  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Viruses, the most abundant biological entities on earth, are a scourge on humanity, causing both chronic infections and... more
Genealogy site, DNA used to help solve decades-old murder  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Authorities determine murderer in Lake Tahoe cold case after forensic genealogists develop leads based on decades-old DNA evidence more
Analysis of remains in ancient gravesite gives insight into Neolithic history in Poland  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A large team of researchers from across Europe and the U.K. has learned more about Neolithic history in Poland by studying the... more
2019 Volkswagen Arteon: Meet VW's new stylish flagship video - Roadshow  CNET · 3 weeks
Volkswagen's stylish new flagship is best summed up as a mix of VW CC and Audi A7 DNA. We hit the road for a quick first... more
Circulating tumor DNA gives treatment options for the most common ovarian cancer type  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
According to a new research, circulating tumor DNA can be used detect treatment options for ovarian cancer patients who don't benefit from... more
Circulating tumor DNA can help detect treatment options for ovarian cancer subtype  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
According to a new research, circulating tumor DNA can be used detect treatment options for ovarian cancer patients who don't benefit from chemotherapy. more
Inexpensive DNA test can effectively screen women for cervical cancer in low-resource settings  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Cervical cancer is a major issue in low- and middle-income countries due to the lack of adequate screening such as routine Pap... more
The sequence of events during folding of a DNA origami  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
We provide a comprehensive reference dataset of the kinetics of a multilayer DNA origami folding. To this end, we measured the folding kinetics of every staple strand and... more
Experts to present tumor DNA, breast and jaw reconstruction studies at PSRC annual meeting  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The Plastic Surgery Research Council focuses on awareness surrounding compelling research relating to the field of plastic surgery. more
Experts comb through DNA from possible Da Vinci hair  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A lock of what some historians think is Leonardo da Vinci's hair went on display Thursday at a museum in his Tuscan birthplace as they seek to prove it contains... more
New screening approach helps identify sources of rare genetic diseases in children  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists are using a new approach to pinpoint the causes of rare genetic diseases in children and identify treatment options faster than with traditional... more
Environmental pollutants could impact cellular signs of aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have linked some environmental pollutants with diseases, a decreased life span and signs of premature aging, such as wrinkles and age spots. But can accelerated aging be detected at the cellular... more
Environmental pollutants could impact cellular signs of aging  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers have linked some environmental pollutants with diseases, a decreased life span and signs of premature aging, such as wrinkles and age spots. But can accelerated aging be detected at the cellular... more
Prenatal stress may be involved in shaping psychiatric resilience later in life  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Maternal stress during or after pregnancy has been repeatedly associated with subsequent psychiatric problems and non-coding 'epigenetic' DNA changes during childhood. more
Genetic testing has a data problem. New software can help.  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In recent years, the market for direct-to-consumer genetic testing has exploded. The number of people who used at-home DNA tests more than doubled in 2017, most of them... more
New DNA test stops illegal shipment of endangered eels  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed a new method to identify illegally trafficked European eels, and it has already led to the arrest and prosecution of smugglers in Hong Kong. more
DNA folds into a smart nanocapsule for drug delivery  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new study shows that nanostructures constructed of DNA molecules can be programmed to function as pH-responsive cargo carriers, paving the way towards functional drug-delivery vehicles. more
DNA folds into a smart nanocapsule for drug delivery  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers from University of Jyväskylä and Aalto University in Finland have developed a customized DNA nanostructure that can perform a predefined task in human body-like conditions. To do so, the... more
Nanostructures made of DNA pave way towards functional drug-delivery vehicles  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
New study shows that nanostructures constructed of DNA molecules can be programmed to function as pH-responsive cargo carriers, paving the way towards functional drug-delivery vehicles. more
DNA folds into a smart nanocapsule for drug delivery  nanowerk · 4 weeks
New study shows that nanostructures constructed of DNA molecules can be programmed to function as pH-responsive cargo carriers, paving the way towards functional drug-delivery vehicles. more
Medical DNA sequencing leads to lawsuits and legal questions  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Effort to reconcile law and genomics moves forward as multiyear project LawSeq nears finish line more
CRISPRGene EditingGeneticsBiology
How DNA is read and copied
PHYS.ORG
Scientists unravel how DNA organizes and preserves genetic information
NEWS MEDICAL
DNA folds into a smart nanocapsule for drug delivery
PHYS.ORG
Using DNA templates to harness the sun's energy
PHYS.ORG
Fresh