Trisomy 21 Effects Seen Genome-wide
The extra chromosome behind Down’s syndrome can impact transcriptional regulation beyond chromosome 21, a study finds.
Traces of Trauma in Sperm RNA
A mouse study shows that molecular remnants of early-life stress can be passed on to future generations.
Triggering Resilience to Depression
In mice, boosting depression-causing activity in neurons can actually reverse depressive symptoms.
Report: Current Research System “Unsustainable”
Four prominent academics call for an overhaul of the US biomedical research workforce.
Women Receive Lab-Grown Vaginas
Doctors implant custom-made organs, built from a tissue sample and a biodegradable scaffold, into four female patients born with underdeveloped or missing vaginas.
Diverse Microbes in Hunter-Gatherers’ Guts
Modern hunter-gatherers have more diverse microbiota in their guts than do urban Europeans, but lack a few notable species.