Scientists have discovered a new form of communication between cells, by sending ‘genetic messages’ in the form of small pieces of RNA.
17 July 2014
Different combinations of just a few signals control the type of cells produced in the spinal cord in a developing embryo.
15 July 2014
Targeting a micro RNA found only in Th2 immune cells may alleviate asthma symptoms while avoiding the side effects of broad-scale steroids.
14 July 2014
Long-term time-lapse microscopy has elicited surprise findings about the rhythm of body segment formation during embryo development.
11 July 2014
Scientists searching for new drug and vaccine targets to stop transmission of one of malaria believe they are closer than ever to disrupting the parasite’s life cycle.
09 July 2014