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A Call to Cardio-Oncology – and the Important Role of Non-Coding RNAs

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Cancer survivors have an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases, which is thought to stem […]

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 […]

Applying RNA-sequencing Technology to Cancer and Rare Diseases

Written by Vered Smith, Science Writer  A paper in Molecular Biology Reports has recently reviewed the latest RNA sequencing technologies, […]

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. […]