News file for: DNA

Teaching Old Drugs New Tricks

Teaching Old Drugs New Tricks

Understanding why RUNX deficiencies result in leukemia has led to new applications for PARP inhibitors.

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.