Getting behind the genetics of high-altitude adjustments

Getting behind the genetics of high-altitude adjustments

People who both travel to and live at high altitudes typically cope with lower oxygen levels by increasing red blood ...
Hemophilia cure? First attempt at in vivo human genome editing

Hemophilia cure? First attempt at in vivo human genome editing

Researchers have edited the human genome before, but always in cells outside the body. Now, biotech company Sangamo Therapeutics is ...

Scientists find skin-to-liver cell transformation shortcut

Scientists have differentiated human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) into hepatocytes in a dish, but faced challenges using these cells ...

Epigenetic changes needed to regenerate nerves

To regenerate after injury, a nerve cell must turn on gene programs that have been silenced since development. Epigenetic modifications, ...