Life Sciences - Apr 18
EPFL scientists have discovered how a family of proteins that regulates the activity of transposable elements in the genome allows them to make inheritable changes to the growing fetus. The human genome is fascinating. Once predicted to contain about a hundred thousand protein-coding genes, it now seems that the number is closer to twenty thousand, and maybe less.
Life Sciences - Apr 17
Life Sciences

Chromatin remodelers have the ability to move nucleosomes, which represent a physical barrier for access to DNA.

Astronomy - Apr 17
Astronomy

A team of astronomers led by the UNIGE has discovered five new planets with periods of revolution between 15 and 40 years.

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