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An epigenetic treatment strategy puts a brake on alcohol dependence

An Epigenetic Treatment Strategy Puts a Brake on Alcohol Dependence

Alcohol use disorder, commonly known as alcoholism, is a chronic debilitating psychiatric disease that affects >16 million people in the United States. Disease progression of alcoholism cycles through several different stages, characterized by preoccupation or needing to

A new dimension in the study of life?

One of the key remaining questions in biology is how different cell types originate from single cells such a fertilized eggs or cells from early embryos. What factors drive cells to adopt one cell fate over another?