Month: February 2015

Teaching old dogs new tricks

25.02.15 An unassuming small molecule derived from Vitamin A has the potential to make cell-reprogramming more efficient than ever, explains Jian Yang

The mosaic of life

19.02.15 Structural changes to the intricate pattern of DNA after fertilisation could be the cause of as yet undiagnosed developmental disorders, says Dan King

Wondrous diversity

04.02.15 Malaria-transmitting mosquito populations harbour an extraordinary potential for adaptation, says Alistair Miles

Cancer cells and the quest for immortality

02.02.15 Researchers are beginning to understand cancer’s crafty tricks for dodging death, says Daniela Robles-Espinoza