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University of Zurich News  Article
A study by the Brain Research Institute at UZH reveals that early trauma leads to changes in blood metabolites – similarly in mice and humans. Experiments with mice have show that these potentially harmful effects on health are also passed to the next generation....

EPFL News Article
A new study by EPFL researchers shows how RNA species called TERRA muster at the tip of chromosomes, where they help to prevent telomere shortening and premature cell aging.

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Un mécanisme qui protège les cellules du vieillissement prématuré
Une nouvelle étude...

University of Zurich News Article
UZH researcher Martin Jinek is particularly pleased about this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry. The biochemist made a major contribution to the development of the CRISPR-Cas9 genetic scissors, for which Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna have now been...

Are you wondering if your invention/research is commercializable? Do you need to get a clear picture on how to pursue your business idea? Would you benefit from personalized guidance from experts? The bench2biz workshop 2020 taking place as a virtual event for aspiring entrepreneurs in science &...

The NCCRs Kidney.CH, Transcure and RNA & Disease are jointly organizing a Workshop and a Seminar on Digital Reputation Building in Science held by Dr. Johanna Havemann from Access 2 Perspectives.

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  • Self-marketing and reputation building in a research context
  • Public relations...

The Mühlemann lab together with two NCCR bioinformaticians gained new insights into the connection between translation termination and non-sense mediated mRNA decay (NMD). Their paper "Readthrough of stop codons under limiting ABCE1 concentration involves frameshifting and inhibits...

ETH Zurich and University of Bern News Articles
Researchers at ETH Zurich and the University of Bern have discovered a mechanism by which the corona virus manipulates human cells to ensure its own replication. This knowledge will help to develop drugs and vaccines against the corona virus.

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Malopolska Centre of Biotechnology News Article
An international team of researchers from the Max Planck Research Group at the Malopolska Centre of Biotechnology (MCB) deciphered the molecular mechanism of a sulfur carrier system that stands at the root of all eukaryotic Ubiquitin-conjugation...

More papers than before, barely time for peer-reviewing, and too many researchers jumping on the Covid-19 bandwagon. Three researchers tell us how the novel coronavirus has accelerated the tempo of their everyday lives.

Since the novel coronavirus began its march across the Earth, there has been a...

The Corn lab's paper on "Controlled Cycling and Quiescence Enables Efficient HDR in Engraftment-Enriched Adult Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells" has been published in Cell Reports.

Highlights

  • HSCs require more time to activate HDR pathways than do progenitor cells
  • Rapamycin and CHIR99021 in...