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Exome Sequencing Helps Crack Rare Disease Diagnosis

By Amanda B. Keener | May 1, 2018

Clinical analyses of patients’ gene sequences are helping to provide answers where none were available before.

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Single-cell analyses from mouse samples detail the changes in cell distribution during infections.

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Sex Reversal Mystery Explained?

By Jef Akst | June 15, 2017

A proposed mechanism for how bearded dragons with male chromosomes hatch as females at high temperatures

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Virus Linked to Birds’ Deformed Beaks

By Alison F. Takemura | August 17, 2016

Scientists have identified a virus that may be responsible for avian keratin disorder.

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Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Reveals Neuronal Diversity

By Catherine Offord | June 23, 2016

Using a new approach to analyze the transcriptomes of thousands of individual cell nuclei in postmortem brains, researchers identify multiple neuronal subtypes.

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Detecting Lyme Early

By Jef Akst | February 12, 2016

Two new methods could help researchers to diagnose Lyme disease earlier than with existing tests.

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An Array of Options

By Kate Yandell | June 1, 2015

A guide for how and when to transition from the microarray to RNA-seq

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Ebola Edits Its Messages

By Molly Sharlach | November 5, 2014

Deep sequencing of viral mRNAs reveals that Ebola and Marburg viruses produce multiple versions of some transcripts.

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Antarctic Lake Teems With Life

By Chris Palmer | July 8, 2013

DNA and RNA sequences from Lake Vostok below the Antarctic glacier reveal thousands of bacteria species, including some commonly found in fish digestive systems.

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Transcriptomics for the Animal Kingdom

By Amy Maxmen | July 1, 2013

Using RNA-seq to study nonmodel organisms

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