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Unexpectedly Wild

By Karen Zusi | September 1, 2015

Genomic analysis reveals pigs interbred with wild boars during domestication.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | September 1, 2015

Brain Storms, Orphan, Maize for the Gods, and Paranoid.

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Opinion: Engineering the Epigenome

By Stephan Beck, Stefan H. Stricker, and Anna Köferle | August 26, 2015

The use of targetable chromatin modifiers has ushered in a new era of functional epigenomics.

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Alphabet Announces Life Sciences

By Tracy Vence | August 24, 2015

Google’s parent company is launching a research-and-development project as a standalone firm.

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Influential Cancer Biologist Dies

By Kerry Grens | August 24, 2015

Chris Marshall, who pieced together a critical signaling pathway involved in cancer, has passed away at age 66.

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Illumina, Investors Launch Consumer Genetics Firm

By Tracy Vence | August 19, 2015

With $100 million in initial funding, Helix aims to make personal genomics accessible.

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Review: Sacred Stories, Genetic Privacy Collide

By Ajai Raj | August 17, 2015

Cherished myths and merciless facts clash in a one-act play.

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Genome Digest

By Amanda B. Keener | August 17, 2015

What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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Fending Off Infection in Future Generations

By Jef Akst | August 17, 2015

Female fruit flies challenged with infection during their lifetimes have offspring with greater genetic diversity.

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Double-Edged Enzyme

By Rina Shaikh-Lesko | August 13, 2015

Researchers find evidence to suggest why an enzyme crucial for fighting off malaria infection is linked to a form of lymphoma.

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