DNA from the 40,000-year-old bones of a modern human found in Europe contains Neanderthal genes.
June 1, 2015|
June 2015's selection of notable quotes
June 1, 2015|
Revolutionary new methods for extracting, purifying, and sequencing ever-more-ancient DNA have opened an unprecedented window into the history of life on Earth.
December 11, 2014|
Scientists complete the largest-ever comparative genomic study of birds.
November 27, 2014|
Whole-genome sequences of 16 different mosquito species reveal rapid evolution and could inform malaria research.
October 12, 2014|
Researchers have sequenced 360 varieties of the tomato plant to create a comprehensive map of the evolution of the fruit from its wild form to the modern varieties.
September 29, 2014|
A campaign to build a direct-to-consumer genome sequencing service pulls the plug after two days of fundraising.
April 25, 2014|
Evolution of Y chromosome; delivering gene with “bionic ears”; diversity of an important cyanobacterium; charting genome-sequencing progress; blockbuster pharma deals
April 24, 2014|
Charting the progress of the various large-scale genome-sequencing projects as researchers working separately on their chosen species begin to pool analytical resources
March 14, 2014|
Whole-genome sequencing in the clinic; blood-based biomarkers predict future cognitive problems; how some pain meds inhibit bacterial growth; ResearchGate launches Open Review
March 11, 2014|
Small study suggests that whole-genome sequencing faces several hurdles before it can be used routinely in the clinic.