Are you constantly checking your Twitter/Instagram/Reddit feeds for the newest memes and best cat videos to share for the most likes? Well, don’t spend too much time stressing over your social media status; especially if you are a rhesus macaque, because new research suggests your immune cells might take a major epigenetic hit if you’re […]
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While most of the focus on developmental epigenomics puts mom in the spotlight, a recent surge in sperm studies are showing that dad’s dreams of a care-free lifestyle are up in smoke. We’ve already seen that a high-fat diet can alter the sperm epigenome, and now a factor that may encourage such half-baked decisions takes the […]
It often seems the best deals come in bundles. Bundle your internet, phone service, and cable package and those long hours in the lab become a bit less tempting. But now there’s a new sequencing bundle that will make you never want to leave the lab. scTrio-seq2 is a single-cell multiomic bundling that meets your […]
Sun Tzu’s ancient Chinese military treatise “The Art of War” placed knowing your enemy on a par with knowing yourself when facing battle. These wise words still resound today in the lab of Lubin Jiang (Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, Chinese Academy of Sciences, PR China) where researchers have employed CRISPR/Cas9 epigenome editing to forge a […]
While some research takes us down well-worn paths, some scientists like to dust off their hiking shoes and take the road less traveled! This includes researchers led by Bastiaan Heijmans (Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands), Tobias Uller (Lund University, Sweden), and L.H. Lumey (Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA), whose collaborative work aims […]