Research & Discovery

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.

A comparative genomics approach finds that the ancestors of Eurasians likely took the northern route out of Africa through Egypt.

The partners will screen for molecules that could revive metabolic activity in heart tissue damaged by cardiovascular disease or failure.

The Guardian discusses whether big science projects are worth the loss of resources available for other scientific pursuits.

An NEJM update from the ClinVar team highlights the difficulties of interpreting genetic variants.

In Nature this week: genomic analysis of high-grade serous ovarian cancer, and more.

The new Riken president outlines some of his plans for the institute.