Nature Methods

As genomic information grows, so do security risks

As genomics information becomes more medically useful, the storage of this data in medical records will inevitably become more vulnerable, Yale researchers suggest. While large-scale genetics data is invaluable for research ...

Feb 02, 2016
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Flipping the switch to better see cancer cells at depths

Using a high-tech imaging method, a team of biomedical engineers at the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis was able to see early-developing cancer cells deeper in tissue than ever ...

Nov 09, 2015
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Complex, large-scale genome analysis made easier

Researchers at EMBL-EBI have developed a new approach to studying the effect of multiple genetic variations on different traits. The new algorithm, published in Nature Methods, makes it possible to perform genetic analysis ...

Jun 16, 2015
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Networking neurons thrive in 3-D human 'organoid'

A patient tormented by suicidal thoughts gives his psychiatrist a few strands of his hair. She derives stem cells from them to grow budding brain tissue harboring the secrets of his unique illness in a petri dish. She uses ...

May 29, 2015
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