22 Apr, 2014The ABCs (and ATCGs) of RNA-Seq


DNA has often been likened to a book, with a set of instructions written in A’s, T’s, C’s, and G’s. But even if…

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17 Apr, 2014RNAi: Another Reason to Cheer for Basic Research


We recently talked about how Green Fluorescent Protein, restriction enzymes, and CRISPR are invaluable products of basic research. These investigations did not specifically…

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14 Feb, 2014Inforna: A New Way To Search Your Genome For New Drugs


A quick scan of recent advances in the scientific community will show that genomic data and new techniques in next-gen sequencing have…

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26 Mar, 2013Drug Discovery Beneath the Sea Floor


There’s life down there, deep beneath the ocean floor. Recently reported from scientists at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute where they collected and analyzed…

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