Growing insights about a significant part of the genome, the dark matter of DNA, have fundamentally changed the way scientists approach the study of diseases. The human genome contains about … Continue Reading Study provides first ever comprehensive profile of lncRNAs in human cancers.
Researchers at the University of Bonn and the German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) have discovered two new groups of viruses within the Bunyavirus family in the tropical forest of … Continue Reading Researchers have discovered two new groups of viruses.
A new test co-developed by a Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researcher will allow patients suspected of having lung cancer to be subjected to fewer and less-invasive tests to … Continue Reading Large-scale human trials validates the use of genomic-based test for lung cancer detection.
Premature ovarian failure, also known as primary ovarian insufficiency (POI), affects 1% of all women worldwide. In most cases, the exact cause of the condition, which is often associated with … Continue Reading Genetic mutation identified as cause of human ovarian failure.
Next generation sequencing in malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) tumours shows a complex mutational setting with a high number of genetic alterations in genes involved in DNA repair, cell survival and … Continue Reading Next generation sequencing used to map epigenetic methylation in malignant pleural mesothelioma.