February 6, 2020
The Pan-Cancer Project discovers causes of previously unexplained cancers and zeros in on mechanisms of development.
July 23, 2019
Gene loss 2 to 3 million years ago may explain why coronary events are common in humans but rare in other animals.
June 27, 2019
Genetically engineered trees that provide fire-resistant lumber for homes? We're on the cusp of a revolution.
October 25, 2018
CRISPR opens door to new type of medicine: “genome surgery.”
September 6, 2018
The long sugar chains covering our cells could provide answers to cancer, aging and autoimmune diseases.
August 30, 2018
For the first time, scientists discover a new Ebola species in a host prior to detection in an infected human or animal.
May 22, 2018
A gene for digesting crunchy insects suggests that our common ancestor in the Age of Dinosaurs was an insect eater.
May 3, 2018
UC Irvine and UC San Diego are state co-leads of an unprecedented project to gather medical data for new cures.
April 26, 2018
Scientists are getting closer to bringing big animals, and big questions, to life.
April 19, 2018
Three new projects will support efforts to develop a comprehensive reference atlas of all cells in the human body.