NIH researcher Roberto Romero describes the recent discovery of genetic elemetns that contribute to the risk of preterm birth.
By Bob Grant | May 1, 2013
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By Kate Yandell
Different mechanisms repress mobile DNA elements in human embryonic stem cells depending on the elements’ evolutionary ages.
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Genome fusion at stem graft junctions can generate new plant species.
By Mark A. Genung, Jennifer A. Schweitzer, and Joseph K. Bailey
In addition to serving as a set of instructions to build an individual, the genome can influence neighboring organisms and, potentially, entire ecosystems.
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