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Ribonucleic acid (RNA) is a biologically important type of molecule that consists of a long chain of nucleotide units. Each nucleotide consists of a nitrogenous base, a ribose sugar, and a phosphate.
MGH researchers discover regulators of gene expression programs in medulloblastoma

MGH researchers discover regulators of gene expression programs in medulloblastoma

New compounds with potent anticancer activity could lessen side effects of oncological treatments

New compounds with potent anticancer activity could lessen side effects of oncological treatments

Researchers find new evidence to support structure-based classification system for viruses

Researchers find new evidence to support structure-based classification system for viruses

Study finds no evidence that genetic material from food is absorbed into the body

Study finds no evidence that genetic material from food is absorbed into the body

Research reveals workings of ‘hidden code’ within genome of Human Parechovirus

Research reveals workings of ‘hidden code’ within genome of Human Parechovirus

Duke Health scientists identify proteins in mucous that confirm viral infection

Duke Health scientists identify proteins in mucous that confirm viral infection

Researchers explore ways to tamper reproductive events in dengue- and Zika-spreading mosquito

Researchers explore ways to tamper reproductive events in dengue- and Zika-spreading mosquito

Melanoma patients' immunotherapy response linked to diversity and makeup of gut bacteria

Melanoma patients' immunotherapy response linked to diversity and makeup of gut bacteria

Scientists explore role of salt and immune system in raising blood pressure of females

Scientists explore role of salt and immune system in raising blood pressure of females

Scientists engineer smallest CRISPR-Cas9 system to date

Scientists engineer smallest CRISPR-Cas9 system to date

microDimensions launches new version of high precision whole slide alignment software

microDimensions launches new version of high precision whole slide alignment software

Targeting RNA repeats

Targeting RNA repeats

Study provides insight into how microRNA may amplify effects of drug treatment in liver cancer

Study provides insight into how microRNA may amplify effects of drug treatment in liver cancer

New imaging technology catches DNA naturally fluorescing

New imaging technology catches DNA naturally fluorescing

Research provides more evidence that mRNA vaccines can protect mice against Zika virus

Research provides more evidence that mRNA vaccines can protect mice against Zika virus

New study confirms role of PAK4 protein in growth, spread of pancreatic cancer cells

New study confirms role of PAK4 protein in growth, spread of pancreatic cancer cells

DNA computer could be important step towards development of smart, 'intelligent' drugs

DNA computer could be important step towards development of smart, 'intelligent' drugs

Survey findings reveal amazing progress in confronting HIV epidemic in Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia

Survey findings reveal amazing progress in confronting HIV epidemic in Zimbabwe, Malawi, and Zambia

Rutgers researcher to play key role in federal project aimed at designing TIPs to fight influenza virus

Rutgers researcher to play key role in federal project aimed at designing TIPs to fight influenza virus

New method that detects NMD efficiency could help in treatment of many diseases

New method that detects NMD efficiency could help in treatment of many diseases