With the identification of Wispy, scientists are one step closer to understanding how maternal miRNAs regulate early embryonic development.
A study of bee brains has revealed that microRNAs targeting the structural protein actin are crucial in memory regulation.
A microRNA-based test for prostate cancer could help distinguish aggressive tumors from slow growing ones and prevent unnecessary biopsies.
Researchers in China have identified artificial microRNAs that target regions of the dengue genome essential for viral replication.
New research refutes an earlier study that genetic elements from plants can make it into an eater's bloodstream.
Scientists have identified a molecular "switch" that controls the migration of skin cells necessary for wounds to close and heal.
In a new study published in Nature Biotechnology, researchers from genomics company BGI report evidence of extensive RNA editing in a human cell line.