Genetics

Transposons could be new targets for aging research and treatment

A new USC Leonard Davis School-led study highlights how transposons—commonly called "jumping genes" because of their ability to move to different parts of the genome—are associated with age-related disease and decline, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Discovery may explain pancreatic cancer's cellular amnesia

Things aren't always as they seem. Take pancreatic cancer, for example. In up to one in 10 cases, researchers have documented a peculiar characteristic. Some of the pancreatic cells appear to have lost their identity. It's ...

Genetics

New mechanisms in the development of stroke discovered

A group of researchers from the University of Tartu and international scientists discovered new mechanisms of how stroke occurs by studying changes in mouse and human cells. The study, published in Circulation Research, lays ...

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