Medical research

C. elegans study finds mRNA balance in cells influences lifespan

Why do some people live for longer than others? The genes in our DNA sequence are important, helping avoid disease or maintain general health, but differences in our genome sequence alone explain less than 30% of the natural ...

Genetics

Mapping the heart to prevent damage caused by a heart attack

Scientists at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute in Australia have produced a first of its kind integrated map of heart cells which unlocks the process of cardiac fibrosis—a major cause of heart failure.

Genetics

Study uncovers hidden DNA mechanisms of rare genetic diseases

Researchers at the Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI) and collaborating institutions have made a discovery that could significantly advance our understanding of genomic disorders. Their latest study, published in ...

Genetics

Study sheds light on the immune system's evolution

An article published by Technion researchers in Nature presents new insights about the evolution of the immune system. The team's findings highlight the modularity and flexibility of the evolution of immunity.

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