Researchers have suggested that stretches of DNA called retrotransposons, often dubbed " junk DNA", might be playing an important role in schizophrenia.
Often dubbed `junk DNA`, retrotransposons - short sequences of DNA that autonomously amplify and move around the genome - may play a key role in developing schizophrenia.
Noncoding DNA, which has puzzled scientists for so many years, and is abundant in many living things, may not actually be needed for creation of complex life, according to researchers.
San Francisco scientists have revealed that specific DNA once dismissed as junk plays an important role in brain development and might be involved in several devastating neurological diseases.
Do you know what separates you from a chimpanzee? A tiny bit of "junk DNA", scientists say.
Scientists have discovered a way to shrink tumours in certain cancers.
Scientists have linked a region of junk DNA, the 98% or so of the genome that does not code for proteins.
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