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Predicting Alzheimer’s Disease with MicroRNAs

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Alzheimer’s disease (AD) slowly destroys cognitive functioning — thinking, remembering and reasoning — and […]

Discovering the importance of placental microRNAs

Researchers have carried out the most comprehensive profiling of human placental miRNA expression to date, in the hope of driving […]

Reversing diabetes with a selective microRNA inhibitor

Researchers have designed a structure-specific microRNA inhibitor that selectively represses a microRNA family member, which may in turn reverse the […]

The role of microRNAs in broken heart syndrome

Scientists from Imperial College London have identified the role of two key microRNAs in the development of broken heart syndrome. […]

Role of microRNAs in regulating circadian clocks

Molecular circadian clocks are crucial to many aspects of human health. For decades, researchers have been trying to identify what […]

MicroRNAs: The cast-off genetic material with the potential to fight diseases

This is a summary of an article written by Alice Godden originally published on TheConversation. Of the nearly 3 billion […]

Exploring RNA in saliva-based liquid biopsies: A new frontier in precision diagnostics

Detecting early signs of disease is often crucial to achieving the best possible patient outcomes. To date, blood-based liquid biopsies have […]

Genomics week in brief: Week ending 5th November

Check out the latest Genomics Week in Brief – full of intriguing news and research from the genomics space! Top […]

How skin cells-turned-neurons are shedding light on Huntington’s disease

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine have discovered the mechanism driving cognitive decline in Huntington’s disease patients. The study, […]

Everything you need (and want) to know about tardigrades

By now, most of us have heard of the extremely hardy (and cute) tardigrade, otherwise known as the water bear […]