Research & Discovery

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

A genomics researcher from North Carolina State University outlined efforts to learn more about human cancers by studying dogs and other animals with spontaneous malignancies.

The effort has provided a comprehensive view of the toxin proteins involved in the sting of these dangerous jellyfish, which is now being used to identify targets for inhibitory drugs.

The firms will use miRNA-based cell characterization workflows and technologies to develop panels for human MSC products and cell banks.

Canadian researchers have found some 300 loci that appear to predispose American eels to better survive in fresh or brackish water.

In PLOS this week: Plasmodium knowlesi population genetics, oral microbiome of infants and children, and more.

The New York Times editorial board weighs in on scientific research misconduct.

The European Commission says it won't take funds from the European Research Council's budget for its new European Fund for Strategic Investment.

The case of the 'devious defecator' examines the protections of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act.