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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.
Innovative handheld genetic sequencing device helps scientists track evolution of Zika virus

Innovative handheld genetic sequencing device helps scientists track evolution of Zika virus

Researchers investigate genetic mutations in sperm cells to help prevent birth defects

Researchers investigate genetic mutations in sperm cells to help prevent birth defects

Scientists stop formation of protein clumps linked to ALS and frontotemporal dementia

Scientists stop formation of protein clumps linked to ALS and frontotemporal dementia

New payment formula recommends allocating health insurance dollars for vulnerable populations

New payment formula recommends allocating health insurance dollars for vulnerable populations

Nanotechnology wonders: Organ healing with a single touch!

Nanotechnology wonders: Organ healing with a single touch!

Study reveals biological basis of severe neurological disorder in children

Study reveals biological basis of severe neurological disorder in children

In-depth tumor sequencing reveals key molecular drivers of metastatic cancers

In-depth tumor sequencing reveals key molecular drivers of metastatic cancers

IDT introduces first Cas9 enzyme variant that greatly reduces off-target effects in CRISPR genome editing

IDT introduces first Cas9 enzyme variant that greatly reduces off-target effects in CRISPR genome editing

Ebola virus RNA can persist in semen of survivors two years after infection, researchers say

Ebola virus RNA can persist in semen of survivors two years after infection, researchers say

STRATEC Molecular offers new products to improve liquid biopsy

STRATEC Molecular offers new products to improve liquid biopsy

DKFZ scientists reveal how cancer cells suppress immune system to spread and multiply

DKFZ scientists reveal how cancer cells suppress immune system to spread and multiply

Structure of protein in salmon virus could inform strategies to treat flu in humans

Structure of protein in salmon virus could inform strategies to treat flu in humans

Estrogen uses certain cell type as 'mediator' for beneficial effects on the bone, research shows

Estrogen uses certain cell type as 'mediator' for beneficial effects on the bone, research shows

Researchers discover new virus in migratory bird species

Researchers discover new virus in migratory bird species

Single cell RNA-sequencing may offer hope to patients affected by pregnancy loss

Single cell RNA-sequencing may offer hope to patients affected by pregnancy loss

Cellectis wins European patent for CRISPR use in T-cells

Cellectis wins European patent for CRISPR use in T-cells

Diagnosing prostate cancer through a £225 urine test

Diagnosing prostate cancer through a £225 urine test

UAlberta researchers find strong clues to underlying cause of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders

UAlberta researchers find strong clues to underlying cause of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders

CU Boulder study sheds new light on mechanism behind radiation-induced bystander effect

CU Boulder study sheds new light on mechanism behind radiation-induced bystander effect

Lunatic fringe gene plays role in regulating fate of neural stem cells

Lunatic fringe gene plays role in regulating fate of neural stem cells