Research & Discovery

The researchers traced the expression of related genes to neural tissues and noted a link between puberty timing and cancer risk.

The deal gives Tanon rights to sell Sygnis's InstantBlue stain and Ultrafast blotting buffer in China and expands on a previous deal covering precast gels.

Though considered potential antibody alternatives, these reagents are more likely to succeed in new applications for which conventional tools are poorly suited.

PsychENCODE was established to discover non-coding functional genomic elements in the brain and elucidate their role in psychiatric disorders.

A Brown University-led team demonstrated the utility of its "massively parallel splicing assay," or MaPSy, assay by profiling splice effects for thousands of mutations.

Vivek Murthy is no longer the surgeon general of the US, the Associated Press reports.

People around the globe took to the streets to support science — some with signs.

Parents who learn of their increased genetic risk of disease also contend with telling their children about theirs, the New York Times writes.

In PLOS this week: loci linked to body mass index measurements, long non-coding RNA expression and urothelial carcinoma prognosis, and more.