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Circular Chromosomes Straightened

By | November 6, 2014

A newly described method linearizes circular chromosomes in yeast and caps them with telomeres to mimic natural chromosomes.

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Clinical ’Omes

By | June 20, 2014

Report provides primer on using clinical genome and exome sequencing technologies.

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Trisomy 21 Effects Seen Genome-wide

By | April 16, 2014

The extra chromosome behind Down’s syndrome can impact transcriptional regulation beyond chromosome 21, a study finds.

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The Right to Not Know

By | April 2, 2014

Patients should be able to decline learning about incidental genetic findings when undergoing whole-genome screens, according to new expert recommendations.

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Dog-Wolf Split

By | January 17, 2014

Yet another genetic study of modern canines, both wild and domestic, supports the notion that humans domesticated dogs before growing crops.

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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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Open-Access Genomes

By | November 8, 2013

The U.K.’s newly launched Personal Genome Project seeks volunteers.  

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Mutation Patterns Underlie Cancers

By | August 15, 2013

More than 20 genome-wide mutational “signatures” account for the vast majority of 30 common cancers.

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Genome Digest

By | August 1, 2013

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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Genome Digest

By | June 24, 2013

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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