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Potentially Harmful Stowaways

By | April 8, 2015

Researchers report an estimate of the average number of recessive lethal mutations people carry.

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Genome Nation

By | March 27, 2015

Researchers perform whole-genome sequencing on roughly 1 percent of the Icelandic population.

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Human Proteome Mapped

By | May 28, 2014

Compiling mass spectrometry profiles of human tissues and cell lines, two separate groups publish near-complete drafts of the human proteome.

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Genetic Atlas

By | February 17, 2014

Researchers trace the mixing of human populations using DNA.

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Genome Update

By | January 2, 2014

Scientists present the first major human genome assembly update since 2009.

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Three-Way Parenthood

By , , and | October 1, 2013

Avoiding the transmission of mitochondrial disease takes a trio, but raises a host of logistical issues.

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“Anonymous” Genomes Identified

By | May 3, 2013

The names and addresses of people participating in the Personal Genome Project can be easily tracked down despite such data being left off their online profiles.

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Bad Blood

By | February 20, 2013

US scientists struggle to complete studies in Ecuador in the wake of biopiracy accusations.

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DNA Reveals Ancient Looks

By | January 17, 2013

By analyzing a collection of 24 genetic variations, researchers are able to predict the hair and eye color of long-dead humans.

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Shortness Gene Identified

By | November 29, 2011

Deleted gene regions may cause some people to be of extremely short stature.

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