Latest Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Stories

2010-03-08 09:25:57

Argonaute 9 inhibits asexual reproduction, apparently by silencing transposons.

2010-03-02 09:00:00

BETHPAGE, N.Y., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lustgarten Foundation announced today that it has formed a national pancreatic cancer research consortium, a collaborative effort involving six world-renowned medical institutions to advance the most promising research initiatives aimed at finding a cure for pancreatic cancer.

2010-02-18 14:34:34

Scientists have known that newly acquired, short-term memories are often fleeting.

2010-02-18 12:58:34

Memories that we have just acquired – a new phone number, or the name of a new acquaintance -- are more liable to be forgotten than memories we have held for some time.

2010-02-01 18:39:09

Mapping DNase I hypersensitive sites has long been the standard method for identifying genetic regulatory elements such as promoters, enhancers, silencers, insulators, and locus control regions.

2010-01-22 15:48:44

Understanding and overcoming ‘the Warburg Effect’.

2010-01-14 13:26:39

The mutated gene, which causes Joubert Syndrome, is carried by 1 in 92 Ashkenazi Jews.

2010-01-07 14:29:49

Scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) have discovered how a protein long known to be an essential activator of DNA replication actually triggers this process in cells.

2010-01-05 21:37:13

Each cell inherits genes from its parent as well as epigenetic information – what amounts to an instruction manual that specifies which genes should be activated or "expressed," when and to what level.

2010-01-04 16:00:12

Metagenomics, the study of DNA isolated from samples of naturally occurring microbial populations, is rapidly growing.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.