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genetics

Spider sense
Mysteries of the web
Published May 25, 2018 Video
Researchers aim to determine how spiders are able to build webs from spatial memory
CRISPR
Optimizing a cutting-edge technology
Published May 25, 2018
What's the best way to edit genes with CRISPR? Scientists propose 'rules' to improve consistency, efficiency
Genetics
Revising the genome
Published Winter 2017
CRISPR lets scientists edit our genetic source code. This is going to be interesting. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Genetic disorders
Heart failure reversed in Marfan mice
Published May 25, 2018
Study: Increasing stress on Marfan hearts—even at levels well-tolerated in other hearts—can initiate heart failure
Complete wheat
Bread wheat breakthrough
Published May 25, 2018
Johns Hopkins researchers part of small team that solved complex genome puzzle / Nature
Human genome
How genetic differences contribute to disease
Published May 25, 2018
In largest study of its kind, Johns Hopkins scientists help show link between genetic expression and molecular changes within body tissues
Trunk science
What's in a giant tree?
Published May 25, 2018
Johns Hopkins joins collaborative effort to sequence redwood, sequoia genomes
Mental Health
Genetically altered mice display traits of bipolar disorder
Published May 25, 2018
Study may improve understanding of how genes linked to bipolar risk change neural circuits in the brain / Hopkins Medicine
Genetics
A powerful genetic LASSO
Published May 25, 2018
New technique clones thousands of genes at once and could lead to more rapid discovery of new medicines
Interdisciplinary scholar
Ribosome expert named BDP
Published May 25, 2018
Johns Hopkins biologist and geneticist has been researching the cellular structure for nearly three decades