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Micro Molecule, Huge Impact: How microRNAs Inhibit Asthmatic Reactions

Micro Molecule, Huge Impact: How microRNAs Inhibit Asthmatic Reactions

Image courtesy of Bruce Blaus. Despite its name, microRNA helps the body on a macro scale. The small molecule, only about 22 nucleotides long, plays an important role in the regulation of gene expression by binding to mRNA at certain points in its

War on Anxiety: Veterans’ Genomes Used to Discover Anxiety Genes

War on Anxiety: Veterans’ Genomes Used to Discover Anxiety Genes

Image courtesy of Libertas Academica. Ever felt anxious before a test or important presentation? Maybe it’s genetic. Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine and UC San Diego partnered with the Department of Veterans Affairs to study the genetic underpinnings

How do Plants Tell Time?

How do Plants Tell Time?

Circadian rhythms are biological clocks that regulate all organisms’ day-night cycles. Professor Josh Gendron and his team recently shed light on how Arabiposis plants regulate their circadian clocks according to sunlight exposure. Although it was known that when Zeitlupe (ZTL)—photoreceptor