Research & Discovery

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.

If CareDx successfully commercializes its cfDNA tests, they would be the firm's first products since AlloMap launched in 2005.

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.

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.