RNA and DNA http://wamc.org en Paul Agris, SUNY Albany RNA Institute - Unlocking Medical Secrets With RNA http://wamc.org/post/paul-agris-suny-albany-rna-institute-unlocking-medical-secrets-rna <p>A cure for cancer - it could well be the most invigorating , but frustrating goal for medical research, but the work at a lab in Albany may help to end the scourge of cancer one day.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 16:01:17 +0000 Brian Shields 65923 at http://wamc.org Paul Agris, SUNY Albany RNA Institute - Unlocking Medical Secrets With RNA The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic http://wamc.org/post/violinists-thumb-and-other-lost-tales-love-war-and-genius-written-our-genetic <p>We speak with Sam Kean about his book, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0316182311/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0316182311&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">The Violinist&#39;s Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Code</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0316182311" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1" /></em>. Thu, 09 Aug 2012 13:33:28 +0000 Joe Donahue 45131 at http://wamc.org The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, as Written by Our Genetic Midday Magazine - Dr. James Darnell jr. and Dr. Robert Roeder http://wamc.org/post/midday-magazine-dr-james-darnell-jr-and-dr-robert-roeder <p>The Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Bio-Medical Research will officially be awarded May 11th in Albany, but the winners of the prize have already been announced. Drs. James Darnell junior and Robert Roeder both with the Rockefeller University in New York City will share the award of $500,000, which is the largest monetary award in the U.S., second only to the Nobel Prize. Both men are being honored for their work to unlock the secrets of DNA, and RNA processing, that is how cells express their genetic information. Tue, 03 Apr 2012 19:53:16 +0000 36071 at http://wamc.org