Latest Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Stories
Families of SMA is dedicated to creating a treatment and cure for Spinal Muscular Atrophy by funding and advancing a comprehensive research program, including drug discovery programs to make practical
A team of scientists has obtained intriguing insights into two groups of autism candidate genes in the mammalian brain that new evidence suggests are functionally and spatially related.
Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly and intractable forms of cancer, with a 5-year survival rate of only 6%.
Behind the common expression "you can't compare apples to oranges" lies a fundamental question of neuroscience: How does the brain recognize that apples and oranges are different?
In our daily lives, clutter is something that gets in our way, something that makes it harder for us to accomplish things.
Human Argonautes (hAgo), are key proteins involved in a process known as RNA interference.
When animals are on the hunt for food they likely use many senses, and scientists have wondered how the different senses work together.
Stem cells are different from all other cells in our body because they retain the remarkable genetic plasticity to self-renew indefinitely as well as develop into cell types with more specialized functions.
A team of plant geneticists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has successfully demonstrated what it describes as a "simple hypothesis" for making significant increases in yields for the maize plant.
The cerebral cortex of the human brain has been called "the crowning achievement of evolution."
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