This week on LSCDS #ScienceNews and #Innovation:
Scientists have found a piece of a transposon (so-called junk DNA!) named MT2B2 that produces a protein involved in cell proliferation in the developing mammalian embryo and the timing of embryo implantation. Read about their findings here.

(Image Credit: Modzelewski, AJ, et al., Cell)

And, researchers found that reversing certain RNA methylation marks at the brain cell junctions may reverse mental health conditions such as anxiety and dementia. Could this help treat mental disorders? Read more here.