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Decoding smell

Since the beginning of the pandemic, a loss of smell has emerged as one of the telltale signs of COVID-19.
29-Mar-2021 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Explainable AI for decoding genome biology

Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, in collaboration with colleagues at Stanford University and Technical University of Munich have developed advanced explainable artificial intelligence (AI) in a technical tour de force to...
18-Feb-2021 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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A niche for the eye

What if the degenerative eye conditions that lead to glaucoma, corneal dystrophy, and cataracts could be detected and treated before vision is impaired? Recent findings from the lab of Investigator Ting Xie, PhD, at the Stowers Institute for Medical...
13-Jan-2021 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Small differences, big impact

In a new study, researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have identified a handful of variations in an amino acid sequence critical for retaining the ancestral function of a gene over the course of 600 million years of evolution.
17-Nov-2020 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Survival of the fit-ish

It can be hard to dispute the common adage ‘survival of the fittest’. After all, “most of the genes in the genome are there because they’re doing something good,” says Sarah Zanders, PhD, assistant investigator at the Stowers Institute for...
17-Aug-2020 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists use CRISPR to knock down gene messages early in development

Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research in Kansas City, Missouri, and the Andalusian Center of Developmental Biology at Pablo de Olavide University in Seville, Spain, have harnessed the technology to target gene messages (messenger...
3-Aug-2020 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Immune system adaptations in cavefish may provide autoimmune disease insight

Cavefish may not seem like a big deal. They’re small, they live in tucked away places humans rarely go, and they’re common enough that you can find them on every continent except Antarctica. But researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical...
15-Jul-2020 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Persistent DNA damage in the placenta affects pregnancy outcomes

Scientists at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have shown that a dysfunctional placenta can play a previously unrecognized role during the earliest stages of development in mouse models of Cornelia de Lange syndrome. People with this rare...
15-Jun-2020 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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