DNA is packaged like a yoyo

To pack two meters of DNA into a microscopic cell, the string of genetic information must be wound extremely carefully into chromosomes. Interestingly, the DNA's sequence causes it to be coiled and uncoiled mu...

Kale, broccoli, microbes & you

Vegetables and the microbiome: Whether your body can take advantage of the health benefits of cruciferous vegetables may depend on the microbes in your gut.