News file for: DNA

DNA Structure Aids Bacterial Survival

DNA Structure Aids Bacterial Survival

Scientists have found that bacterial DNA switches to a more compact form to survive under dry conditions.

Demystifying Rule-Defying DNA Polymerases

Demystifying Rule-Defying DNA Polymerases

A team of scientists in Taiwan has uncovered how a viral DNA polymerase breaks the golden Watson-Crick rule.

BGI Researchers Uncover Extensive RNA Editing In Human Cells

BGI Researchers Uncover Extensive RNA Editing In Human Cells

In a new study published in Nature Biotechnology, researchers from genomics company BGI report evidence of extensive RNA editing in a human cell line.

Taiwanese Scientists Develop A Saliva Test For DNA Damage & Cancer Risk

Taiwanese Scientists Develop A Saliva Test For DNA Damage & Cancer Risk

Scientists in Taiwan have developed a new test to measure the amount of carcinogens attached to our DNA just by testing our spit.