After more than a decade, ChIP-seq may be quantitative after all

For more than a decade, scientists studying epigenetics have used a powerful method called ChIP-seq to map changes in proteins and other critical regulatory factors across the genome. While ChIP-seq provides invaluable insights into the underpinnings of health and disease, it also faces a frustrating challenge: its results are often viewed as qualitative rather than…Continue Reading

After opting out of bubble, Bradley ready to play again

MIAMI (AP) — Avery Bradley still has serious concerns about the coronavirus, particularly because one of his children has struggled with respiratory illnesses.Those concerns kept him from the NBA’s restart bubble. They won’t keep him from this season.Bradley has finalized his new contract with the Miami Heat — the team he would have faced off…Continue Reading

After Trump meeting, Michigan GOP lawmakers affirmed Biden will win the state and urged Trump to focus on the COVID-19 pandemic currently ravaging the US

After a meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday, Republican lawmakers from Michigan said they “have not yet been made aware of any information that would change the outcome of the election in Michigan.” The lawmakers released a joint statement following the meeting, saying they used the time to tell the…Continue Reading

Anger After North Dakota Governor Asks COVID-Positive Health Staff to Stay on Job

Nurse Leslie McKamey has gotten used to the 16-hour shifts, to skipping lunch, to the nightly ritual of throwing all her clothes in the laundry and showering as soon as she walks through the door to avoid potentially infecting her children. She’s even grown accustomed to triaging COVID patients, who often arrive at the emergency…Continue Reading

After Trump Claims COVID Will ‘Disappear,’ Fauci Says Virus ‘Not Going to Spontaneously Go Away’

Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has said COVID-19 will not “spontaneously go away.” His comments stand in contrast to those made by President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly suggested over the course of the pandemic that the virus will “disappear.”Fauci, a top immunologist and member of the…Continue Reading

After Math: Apple debuts devices running on its own silicon

Robert Galbraith / reuters Looks like Twitter is finally getting serious about the spread of political misinformation on its platform… well, serious by Twitter’s standards at least. The company announced last week that it had flagged some 300,000 posts during the run-up to this month’s presidential elections — a whopping 0.2 percent of the overall…Continue Reading

New York Man Arrested After Threatening ‘Extermination Of Anyone That Claims To Be Democrat’

Topline In the most recent example of violent postelection rhetoric, a criminal complaint was unsealed Tuesday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, charging Brian Maiorana, a resident of Staten Island, with threatening to kill and ordering others to kill protestors, politicians and law enforcement in retaliation for the outcome of the 2020 U.S. presidential…Continue Reading

INSULTED: After Russell Westbrook, PJ Tucker Shows His Dissatisfaction with Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets are going through a plethora of changes both in the front office as well as in the playing roster. Since the moment of their early elimination from the playoffs, an upheaval has emerged.  Recently, a report claimed that both James Harden and Russell Westbrook had been dodging the calls from the Houston…Continue Reading