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Cellular Origins of Giant Viruses?

By | October 16, 2011

The largest virus to be sequenced prompts researchers to consider whether giant viruses were once full-fledged living organisms.

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Double Blind

By | October 1, 2011

The mother of disabled twins doggedly pursued the root of her children's illness and found it in their genome profiles.

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Opinion: Synthesizing Life

By | October 1, 2011

Designing genomes from scratch will be the next revolution in biology.

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Synthetic Biology

By , , and | October 1, 2011

Learn about the field’s first genetic circuits and read forecasts by George M. Church and J. Craig Venter of a future where man-made organisms pump out novel fuels, drugs, and therapies.

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Get Your Gut Sequenced

By | September 8, 2011

A new non-profit endeavor is calling for people to get their gut bacteria sequenced for the sake of science.

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Bellybutton Bugs

By | August 4, 2011

Researchers take pictures and analyze bacterial cultures from the bellybuttons of hundreds of American volunteers.

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Deconstructing the Mosaic Brain

By | August 1, 2011

Sequencing the DNA of individual neurons is a way to dissect the genes underlying major neurological and psychological disorders.

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Genome Digest

By | July 13, 2011

Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.

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Genome Digest

By | June 28, 2011

Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.

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Truly Phenome-nal

By | April 1, 2011

Editor's choice in microbiology

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