How do cells decide how to repair their DNA?

Going fishing in the protein pond using histones as a bait – how do cells decide how to repair their DNA?

Nerve tumour therapies

Could DNA from a virus millions of years old be the key to new nerve tumour therapies?

Workflow system includes reagents and bioinformatics tools

Improves ease and accessibility of DNA modification analysis, says Cambridge Epigenetix

Rapid and efficient DNA chip technology

For simultaneously testing 14 major types of food-borne pathogens in less than 90 minutes

Assessing DNA damage

Cleaver Scientific has introduced the new COMPAC-50 high throughput COMET Assay system.

Speed up analysis of DNA and proteins

Researchers in the Horsfall Laboratory at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland are using a G:BOX Chemi XT4 multi-application imager to analyse agarose gels of bacterial DNA

New technique offers DNA ‘sat nav’ direct to your ancestor’s home 1,000 years ago

Geographic Population Structure can locate the village your ancestors lived in 1,000 years ago

Investigating aberrations underlying genetic disorders

Oxford Gene Technology expands its range of research-validated CytoSure Molecular Arrays to investigate DNA

Skate and ray wings sourced from vulnerable species, DNA tests find

DNA testing by University of Salford researchers has found that supermarket skate and ray wings are being taken from declining species – despite being labelled as from more sustainable stocks

700.000 year old horse gets its genome sequenced

It is nothing short of a world record in DNA research that scientists at the Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History Museum of Denmark (University of Copenhagen) have hit. They have sequenced the so far oldest genome from a prehistoric creature.

Clearing up the facts on egg-based vaccine production

Vaccines serve as a critical line of defense in disease prevention and control. As global communities interact more, there is a pronounced importance on rapidly delivering greater quantities of vaccine that reach more people as quickly as possible.

DNA-study shows the Guanches originated from North Africa

Ancient genetic data generated by the team have now resolved some of the outstanding questions

DNA discovery could help shed light on rare childhood disorder

Fresh analysis of how our cells store and manage DNA when they undergo cell division could give valuable insights into a rare developmental condition known as Cornelia de Lange syndrome

Scientists discover unknown virus in ‘throwaway’ DNA

A chance discovery has opened up a new method of finding unknown viruses

Nano-notch sends self-assembling polymers into a spiral

Template modification could speed up the fabrication of sensing substrates and other novel structures

Tricky gene mutations detected by free, fast, easy-to use new software

DECoN accurately and quickly detects changes in copy number of blocks of DNA called exons

So-called junk DNA plays role in preventing breast cancer

Supposed ‘junk’ DNA, found in between genes, plays a role in suppressing cancer, according to new research by Universities of Bath and Cambridge

‘Junk’ DNA plays role in preventing breast cancer

Supposed ‘junk’ DNA, found in between genes, plays a role in suppressing cancer, according to new research by Universities of Bath and Cambridge

Cell insight offers clues on biological processes linked to fertility

Scientists studying how healthy cells are formed have made a discovery that could aid understanding of how infertility, stillbirths and birth defects arise

Oldest DNA sequences may reveal secrets of ancient animal ancestors

Researchers discover early conserved DNA sequences from almost 700 million years ago






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