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May 1, 2015 — The CRISPR/Cas system, which is based on chemically synthesized small RNAs and commercially available Cas9 enzyme, has enabled long gene-cassette knock-in in mice with highest efficiency ever ... read more

Oct. 7, 2014 — It’s like looking for a needle in a haystack. Scientists searching for the gene or gene combination that affects even one plant or animal characteristic must sort through massive amounts of data, ... read more

June 23, 2014 — The JBEI GT Collection, the first glycosyltransferase clone collection specifically targeted for the study of plant cell wall biosynthesis, is expected to drive basic scientific understanding of GTs ... read more

May 12, 2014 — Researchers have discovered a new gene expression mechanism in porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, or PRRS, virus -- an important swine pathogen that costs the U.S. pork industry more than ... read more

Feb. 24, 2014 — The human genome contains approximately 20,000 protein coding genes which are responsible for the formation, development and functioning of the human body. A similar number of genes exists in the ... read more

Feb. 6, 2014 — One major challenge in stem cell research has been to reprogram differentiated cells to a totipotent state. Researchers have identified a duo of histone proteins that dramatically enhance the ... read more

Science's Top 10 Breakthroughs of 2013

Dec. 19, 2013 — This year, promising results emerged from clinical trials of cancer immunotherapy, in which treatments target the body's immune system rather than tumors directly. The new treatments push T ... read more

Inheritance of Lifespan Is Sex-Dependent in Fruit Flies

Sep. 13, 2013 — Like mother, like daughter; like father, like son. Evolutionary biologists have now shown that this proverb also applies to inheriting a long life -- at least for fruit flies (Drosophila). ... read more

Aug. 20, 2013 — Researchers have found and cloned a gene that prevents wheat from preharvest sprouting. The finding will to be most beneficial to white wheat production, which loses $1 billion ... read more

A Powerful Strategy for Developing Microbial Cell Factories by Employing Synthetic Small RNAs

Aug. 8, 2013 — Scientists have reported the development of a strategy for efficiently developing microbial cell factories by employing synthetic small ... read more

Cloning Mice: For the First Time, a Donor Mouse Has Been Cloned Using a Drop of Peripheral Blood from Its Tail

June 26, 2013 — Since Dolly the sheep in 1996, reproductive cloning has continued to advance; nearly 20 different mammalian species have now been cloned. Researchers have now developed a unique cloning procedure ... read more

May 23, 2013 — Using only biomolecules, scientists have developed and constructed an advanced biological transducer, a computing machine capable of manipulating genetic codes, and using the output as new input for ... read more

Mar. 15, 2013 — As part of a "Lazarus Project" to try to bring the Australian gastric-brooding frog back from extinction scientists have succeeded in producing early stage cloned embryos containing the DNA ... read more

Mar. 7, 2013 — Using the technique that created Dolly the sheep, researchers have identified a way to produce healthy mouse clones that live a normal lifespan and can be sequentially cloned indefinitely. ... read more

Feb. 3, 2013 — Plant geneticists have successfully demonstrated what it describes as a "simple hypothesis" for making significant increases in yields for the maize ... read more

Oct. 8, 2012 — The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2012 has been awarded jointly to John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for the discovery that mature cells can be reprogrammed to become pluripotent. The two ... read more

Sep. 12, 2012 — Insecticide resistance in crop pests is a serious global problem. Scientists have now found out what causes the strong resistance of an Australian strain of cotton bollworms to fenvalerate. The ... read more

A New Light Shed on Genetic Regulation's Role in the Predisposition to Common Diseases

Sep. 2, 2012 — Scientists have discovered several thousands new genetic variants impacting gene expression some of which are responsible for predisposition to common diseases, bringing closer to the biological ... read more

June 6, 2012 — Cocaine is one of the most commonly used (and abused) plant-derived drugs in the world, but we have almost no modern information on how plants produce this complex alkaloid. Researchers have just ... read more

May 31, 2012 — Scientists have discovered a complex gene cluster responsible for the synthesis of the medicinal compound ... read more

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