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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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Opinion: Share Diverse Genomic Data

By Ramon Felciano | August 12, 2015

Personalized interpretation is the next frontier in clinical genomics, but we won’t get there without sharing data representing all ethnic groups.

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Butterflies in Peril

By Bob Grant | August 12, 2015

Several recent studies point to serious—and mysterious—declines in butterfly numbers across the globe.

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Scotland Nixing GM Crops

By Bob Grant | August 11, 2015

The country will opt-out of growing genetically modified foods that have been approved for cultivation in the European Union.

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Genomic Elements Reveal Human Diversity

By Anna Azvolinsky | August 6, 2015

Duplication of copy number variants may be the source of greatest diversity among people, researchers find.

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Building Bigger Beefsteaks

By Tracy Vence | August 1, 2015

Understanding the genetics of stem cell population maintenance in plants producing jumbo tomatoes could help scientists generate more-massive fruits.

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Capsule Reviews

By Bob Grant | August 1, 2015

Gods of the Morning, Hedonic Eating, A Beautiful Question, and Genomic Messages

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Leaving an Imprint

By Anna Azvolinsky | August 1, 2015

Among the first to discover epigenetic reprogramming during mammalian development, Wolf Reik has been studying the dynamics of the epigenome for 30 years.

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