Cancer

Exposing cancer's metabolic addictions

Cancerous tumors are classified primarily based on their tissue of origin. However, the sequencing of the human genome and the development of powerful and affordable DNA sequencing technologies has ushered in a new era of ...

Genetics

Rare gut condition a model for study of genetic diseases

Hirschsprung disease—a rare condition where the failure of gut nerves to develop before birth leads to impaired bowel contractions that prevent infants from passing stool—is more predictable from an individual's genetic ...

Cancer

Researchers uncover key to greater efficacy in cancer treatment

Researchers from Mount Sinai and IBM have discovered a novel clue in explaining how cancer cells with identical genomes can respond differently to the same therapy. In a Nature Communications paper published today, researchers ...

Genetics

What role should genetics research play in education?

As researchers learn more about the genes that shape a child's development – including traits of interest to parents and educators – these discoveries must not distract from the essential need for well-crafted policy ...

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