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By Ed Yong | March 11, 2014
Small study suggests that whole-genome sequencing faces several hurdles before it can be used routinely in the clinic.
By Tracy Vence | March 10, 2014
The international Global Alliance for Genomics and Health will be using a programming interface developed by the Internet giant to analyze genomic data.
By Tracy Vence | March 7, 2014
The gene behind a butterfly’s mimicry; the evolution of adipose fins; bacteria and bowel cancer; plants lacking plastid genomes
By Jef Akst | March 5, 2014
The genomics pioneer is starting a new company that aims to tackle the mysteries of human aging.
By Ed Yong | March 5, 2014
A butterfly’s varied disguises are controlled by variants of a single gene, partially confirming—and refuting—a decades-old hypothesis.
By Kerry Grens | March 4, 2014
A greater number of genetic mutations among autistic girls, compared to their male counterparts, suggests that the female brain can better handle such variations.
By David Waltham | March 1, 2014
In the book's prologue, author David Waltham compares a fictitious planet to Earth, highlighting the biologically supportive luck that our planet has enjoyed.
By Bob Grant | March 1, 2014
The Sixth Extinction, Joy, Guilt, Anger, Love, Ha! The Science of When we Laugh and Why, and Ten Thousand Birds
Reconsidering the uniqueness of life on our planet
By The Scientist Staff | March 1, 2014
March 2014's selection of notable quotes
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