This Week in Science

In Science, researchers from Newcastle University report new details on the termination of transcription. Although much is known about the initial phase of transcription by RNA polymerase III, how the process stops has been less clear. The investigators show that the extensive structure of Pol III-synthesized transcripts controls the release of elongation complexes at the ends of genes.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.

King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.

In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.