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Epigenetics is the study of chemical reactions that influence gene expression, through activation or deactivation of genes at specific times and locations.

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Adaptation to climate change in plants aided by epigenetic memories

Adaptation to climate change in plants aided by epigenetic memories

NIH funds research on mRNA vaccines to stop cancer development

NIH funds research on mRNA vaccines to stop cancer development

DNA barcoding tracks the progression of tumor cells through time

DNA barcoding tracks the progression of tumor cells through time

New insights into the regulatory mechanisms of cell fate decisions

New insights into the regulatory mechanisms of cell fate decisions

Parents transmit genetic and epigenetic information to their offspring

Parents transmit genetic and epigenetic information to their offspring

Epigenetic regulator helps determine lung cancer patients and their resistance to drugs

Epigenetic regulator helps determine lung cancer patients and their resistance to drugs

Researchers develop epigenetic methods for effective cancer treatments

Researchers develop epigenetic methods for effective cancer treatments

New technique helps rewind the cellular biological clock by around 30 years

New technique helps rewind the cellular biological clock by around 30 years

Specialist assay kits and microplates for cancer research

Specialist assay kits and microplates for cancer research

Research highlights the factors needed to reprogramme naïve pluripotent stem cells

Research highlights the factors needed to reprogramme naïve pluripotent stem cells

Tuberculosis causes early epigenetic aging in cells, study finds

Tuberculosis causes early epigenetic aging in cells, study finds

Researchers identify a novel approach that sheds light on epigenetics

Researchers identify a novel approach that sheds light on epigenetics

Herbivore-damaged plants give off volatile chemical 'scents' to warn neighbors

Herbivore-damaged plants give off volatile chemical 'scents' to warn neighbors

Study highlights the role of genetic “bridge” in leukemia development

Study highlights the role of genetic “bridge” in leukemia development

Placenta plays an active role in the delivery of maternal vitamin D to the fetus

Placenta plays an active role in the delivery of maternal vitamin D to the fetus

Researchers observe cellular rejuvenation therapy securely promoting reverse aging in mice

Researchers observe cellular rejuvenation therapy securely promoting reverse aging in mice

Researchers find an epigenetic adaptation showing resistance to targeted therapy in T cell leukemia

Researchers find an epigenetic adaptation showing resistance to targeted therapy in T cell leukemia

Researchers discover how pancreatic cells remodel themselves to reduce the immune response in patients at risk for T1D

Researchers discover how pancreatic cells remodel themselves to reduce the immune response in patients at risk for T1D

Why is it Important to have Diverse Genomics Data in Science?

Why is it Important to have Diverse Genomics Data in Science?

Experts identify the master regulator of Nodal signaling in human embryonic stem cells

Experts identify the master regulator of Nodal signaling in human embryonic stem cells