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Exploring Uncharted (RNA) Territory

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Cancer transcriptomics has transformed our understanding of tumour biology. Yet even the most up-to-date […]

RNA sequencing detects fusion genes in childhood cancer

A new study, carried out by scientists from the Princess Máxima Centre, has shown that RNA sequencing can identify more […]

New tool merges single cell RNA-Seq and spatial data

A team has developed a new tool, called cell2location, that can resolve fine-grained cell types in spatial transcriptomic data. Spatial […]

RNA sequencing can predict pregnancy health from single blood draw

Researchers from a global collaboration have identified patterns of gene expression associated with a healthy pregnancy using circulating RNA. Pregnancy […]

Are RNA ‘breaking points’ the answer to marine plastic pollution?

Scientists have been inspired by the fast hydrolysis of RNA in water for engineering a biodegradable plastic (PLA) that can […]

RNA modifications provide new insights into disease brain states

Recently, researchers have used advanced microscopy to investigate the role that RNA modifications play in ‘synaptic tagging’ within the brain. […]

Exploring Alzheimer’s disease using single-cell/nucleus RNA sequencing data

Scientists have developed a network-based methodology that leverages single-cell/nucleus RNA sequencing data to uncover novel therapeutic targets for Alzheimer’s disease. […]

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 […]

New CRISPR-Cas System is Found to Cut RNA

Researchers at the Delft University of Technology have discovered a new CRISPR-Cas system that is able to cut viral RNA […]

Modified guide RNAs boost CRISPR-Cas13 transcript knockdown

Researchers at New York University and the New York Genome Center have developed chemically modified guide RNAs that enhance CRISPR-Cas13 […]