Epigenetic marks

Novel Japanese model sheds light on embryo development

 To understand how life began, researchers from Kyoto University have created a lab-based human germ cell development model that reveals how “germ cells” pass genetic traits from one generation to the next.

Sep 17, 2015, 15:03 PM IST

Single-cell technique maps environmental effects on DNA

Scientists have developed a powerful new single-cell technique that can help investigate how the environment affects our development and the traits we inherit from our parents.

Jul 21, 2014, 15:01 PM IST