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A 7 kiloDalton polypeptide known as "non-annotated P-body dissociating polypeptide," or NoBody, appears to contribute to messenger RNA decapping.

Using a new approach, Salk Institute researchers examined long interspersed nuclear elements and genomic diversity in the human brain.

Three studies tapped data for plants from the 1001 Genomes Project collection to explore variant, epigenetic, expression, and speciation patterns in Arabidopsis.

Elizabeth Blackburn is to be the next president of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies.

The scientists used a multi-omics approach to determine that organs don't age in the same ways or at the same pace.

Salk Institute researchers have constructed a human methylome map to uncover tissue-specific variations as well as non-canonical methylation.

The unique characteristics of mitochondrial genomes and diseases add a twist to the current discussions about heritable edits to the genome.

A new study is highlighting transcriptional differences between mouse and human tissues.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Salk Institute for Biological Studies has received a $25 million donation from Conrad Prebys that it plans to add to its ongoing Campaign for Salk fundraising effort.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The Salk Institute has received a $3 million donation from the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research to fund its Glenn Center for Aging Research, which engages scientists from 11 of Salk's labs in studies of aging-related diseases and the normal processes of aging.

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Council Bluffs, Iowa, schools are encouraging more girls to pursue STEM courses, according to the Associated Press.

Because of new open-access requirements, Gates Foundation-funded researchers can't publish in some top journals, Nature News reports.

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