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RNA-induced gene fusion can occur in mammalian cells, reveals study

RNA-induced gene fusion can occur in mammalian cells, reveals study

Nine early career scientists named 2019 recipients of the Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award

Nine early career scientists named 2019 recipients of the Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award

Novel therapeutic approach for treatment of leukemia

Novel therapeutic approach for treatment of leukemia

Researchers uncover new role of heterochromatin in maintaining chromosomal integrity

Researchers uncover new role of heterochromatin in maintaining chromosomal integrity

Cellular recycling process may prevent cancer initiation, finds study

Cellular recycling process may prevent cancer initiation, finds study

Study sheds new light on male infertility

Study sheds new light on male infertility

New research focuses on noise sensitivity and general fearfulness of canine behavior

New research focuses on noise sensitivity and general fearfulness of canine behavior

Experimental drug can positively modify key characteristic behavior in FXS patients

Experimental drug can positively modify key characteristic behavior in FXS patients

Scientists aim to find genetic causes of developmental abnormalities in the vagina and uterus

Scientists aim to find genetic causes of developmental abnormalities in the vagina and uterus

Unexpected connection found between feeding and memory centers of the brain

Unexpected connection found between feeding and memory centers of the brain

Researchers discover how cancer cells avoid genetic meltdown

Researchers discover how cancer cells avoid genetic meltdown

Researchers identify genetic risk factor for atypical heart attack in women

Researchers identify genetic risk factor for atypical heart attack in women

Research reveals factors at play in genetic incompatibility of different species

Research reveals factors at play in genetic incompatibility of different species

European scientists aim to identify causes of dementia

European scientists aim to identify causes of dementia

Researchers uncover genes that play a key role in the inactivation of X chromosomes

Researchers uncover genes that play a key role in the inactivation of X chromosomes

New compound blocks genetic cause of familial ALS and frontotemporal dementia

New compound blocks genetic cause of familial ALS and frontotemporal dementia

Folate deficiency creates more damaging chromosomal abnormalities than previously known

Folate deficiency creates more damaging chromosomal abnormalities than previously known

Geneticists discover how sex-linked disorders arise

Geneticists discover how sex-linked disorders arise

MUHC's 'Dr. House' discovers new genetic disease and the gene responsible for it

MUHC's 'Dr. House' discovers new genetic disease and the gene responsible for it

Study reveals how the absence of Dna2 enzyme affects chromosome instability

Study reveals how the absence of Dna2 enzyme affects chromosome instability