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Seeing traits, close-up

By | November 7, 2005

Researchers dissect a quantitative trait to the single nucleotide level

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A flavor for fat?

By | November 2, 2005

Scientists identify the first candidate taste receptor for lipids in rodents

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Clues to cell death in ALS

By | November 1, 2005

Aggregations of misfolded proteins foretell cell death in ALS model

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Gene fusion identified in prostate cancer

By | October 28, 2005

Find is unusual in solid tumors, typically characterized solely by random genetic changes

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Red, fights, and blue

By | October 27, 2005

UK biologists spar over whether evolutionary psychology explains why wearing a colored uniform can give sportsmen a competitive edge

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Phase I of HapMap Complete

By | October 26, 2005

International consortium publishes most comprehensive catalog of human genetic variation to date

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XX mouse cell instability explained

By | October 24, 2005

Study suggests XX murine stem cells are under-methylated, shedding light on X chromosome activation

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New migration, new species

By | October 21, 2005

Study suggests songbirds are choosing mates that share a new migration path, splitting one group into two

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Non-coding DNA adapts

By | October 20, 2005

Drosophila non-coding DNA exhibits both negative and positive selection

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Getting on top, genetically

By | October 18, 2005

Study shows rapid genetic response to social opportunity in cichlid fish

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