Ageing immune systems could impact cancer risk
CRM Group Leader Clare Blackburn and colleagues at the University of Dundee have found that the immune system may play a larger role in cancer development than originally thought.
Nanog plays key role in early sex cell development
Mouse embryos lacking the Nanog gene show reduced numbers of Primordial Germ Cells
Discovery speeds cell reprogramming
Keisuke Kaji and colleagues make key discovery that could enhance the efficiency and the speed of the conversion of cells from one type to another in the lab.
Understanding egg development in mammals
Two new studies published in Nature and Molecular Cell have identified roles for RNA modification in the control of egg cell development in mammals.