New Video Shows the Boggling Amount of Code in Your Body
September 13, 2020
Illustra's new short film, "18 Trillion Feet of You," shows how DNA is packed into the 3 trillion nucleated cells, and how far all of it would reach.
Epigenetics Complicates Evolutionary Theory
May 26, 2020
Evidence has been mounting that other mechanisms and codes that regulate the genetic code are just as vital as DNA itself.
More Cool Cell Tricks Discovered
April 24, 2018
Watching molecular machines at work in living cells should be as fascinating as watching a city through a magnifying glass.
Small Molecules Play Key Roles in Cells
December 26, 2016
Molecular biologists are finding a universe of functional small proteins and RNAs that were considered junk or not even known to exist.
Epigenome Project Finds Symphony in Cells
February 21, 2015
If all cells have the same genome, why do they look and act differently? The epigenome conducts each part in the symphony.
Why Exercise Builds Muscle
September 24, 2012
You have stem cells alongside your muscles that provide a ready pool of new muscle cells.
Epigenetics Leads the Genetics News
August 21, 2012
More and more studies are revealing systems that regulate DNA. Here are some recent samples.