BCN, 16 Jan, 2019.- Modern human DNA computational analysis suggests that the extinct species was a hybrid of Neanderthals and Denisovans and cross bred with Out of Africa modern humans in Asia. This finding would explain that the hybrid found this summer in the caves of Denisova–the offspring of a...
BCN, 16 Jan 2019.- The body’s cells are constantly changing. But which of these changes are healthy developments and which lead to serious diseases? This is what LifeTime, a transnational and interdisciplinary initiative of leading European researchers, wants to figure out. The consortium, which...
BCN, 3 Dec 2018.- BBMRI-ERIC, a European research infrastructure for biobanking, recognizes non-profit organisations that represent a novel public-private partnership model. The expert centres are responsible for the analysis of samples in the country of origin under internationally standardised...
BCN, 8 Nov 2018.- With age, our tissues lose their function and capacity to regenerate after being damaged. A study published today in Cell by scientists at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and the Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico of the Center for Genomic Regulation (...
BCN, 30 Oct 2018.- Studying the three-dimensional structure of DNA and its dynamics is revealing a lot of information about gene expression, expanding our knowledge of how cells, tissues and organs actually work in health and disease. Properly producing and managing this large amount of data is...
BCN, 23 Oct 2018.- The European Research Council (ERC) today announced the results of the 2018 ERC Synergy Grants Call. A project, the BCLL@las, of four research groups from the Centro Nacional de Análisis Genómico (CNAG-CRG) of the...

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