Stem cells can become any type of cell that the body needs, but until they're needed to turn into a neural cell, or a heart cell, or a skin cell, how do they stay in their "stemmy" state, asks Not Exactly Rocket Science's Ed Yong.
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Women with breast or ovarian cancer living in medically underserved regions of the US are less likely to get recommended BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic testing, according to a new study.
Three immunology researchers are to receive this year's Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research, the Albany Times-Union reports.
In Genome Research this week: clonal evolution analysis of acute myeloid leukemia, computational pipeline to examine relationships between bacterial pathogens, and more.
Elephants may have "re-animated" a pseudogene to help stave off cancer, according to the New York Times.