November 1, 2012|
From basic research to beneficial therapies
October 31, 2012|
The 1000 Genomes Project reveals the most comprehensive catalog to date of variation in the human genome.
October 24, 2012|
Swapping chromosomes from one human egg to another could eliminate mitochondrial DNA mutations that cause disease.
October 23, 2012|
Genes from fungi, bacteria, and viruses may have helped mosses and other plants to colonize the land.
October 18, 2012|
A river system in Colorado contains high concentrations of antibiotic resistance genes in areas close to water-treatment plants.
October 17, 2012|
Scientists use human stem cells to show that nuclear defects may play a role in Parkinson’s disease, and suggest a way to reverse the problem.
October 12, 2012|
Keith Campbell, a biologist who was part of the effort to clone Dolly the sheep, has passed away at the age of 58.
October 4, 2012|
A new streamlined method for sequencing and analysing whole genomes could help physicians quickly diagnose children with genetic diseases.
October 1, 2012|
Laboratory-raised populations of dung beetles reveal a mother's extragenetic influence on the physiques of her sons.
September 17, 2012|
Mice raised in isolation from their mothers developed cognitive deficits similar to those of babies raised in orphanages where physical contact is infrequent.