Growing Brain Cancer in Petri Dishes
Growing Brain Cancer in Petri Dishes: Introducing genome-editing plasmids into minibrain organoids to study brain tumor formation.

Growing Brain Cancer in Petri Dishes

Brain tumors are aggressive and deadly cancers, yet it has been difficult to study them in the laboratory. A new Nature Methods paperreports a ground-breaking method to grow tumors inside…

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An Epigenetic Jungle
Epigenetic Landscape: A gibbon within a epigenetic landscape, swinging across a histone jungle and a DNA desert.

An Epigenetic Jungle

A gibbon is swinging across a river within an epigenetic landscape, which regulates compaction and expression of our DNA. The arid desert illustrates loosely packed DNA containing actively expressed genes,…

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