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Sweet Potato Gets Funding

By Tia Ghose | November 23, 2011

Two research centers have announced funding for scientists to study the Thanksgiving staple

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Top 7 in Genomics & Genetics

By Tia Ghose | November 22, 2011

A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in genomics, genetics and related areas, from Faculty of 1000

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Har Gobind Khorana Dies at 89

By Edyta Zielinska | November 18, 2011

Nobel Prize winning biologist who first decoded how a triplet of nucleic acids encoded an amino acid passed away this month.

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Another Non-invasive Fetal Test

By Jef Akst | November 11, 2011

Fetal chromosomal microdeletions that can lead to developmental abnormalities are detectable in samples of the mother’s blood.

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Bacterial Identity Crisis

By Cristina Luiggi | November 9, 2011

Researchers probe the genetics of a group of bacteria known to extensively swap DNA sequences with other species—blurring the species boundaries.

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Pioneers Make More Babies

By Jef Akst | November 7, 2011

Women of the French families that colonized Canada in the 17th and 18th centuries had more children and grandchildren than late comers to the region.

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A Negative Results Search Tool

By Bob Grant | November 4, 2011

Researchers unveil BioNOT, a new app that scours PubMed for studies that report negative findings.

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Genome Digest

By Cristina Luiggi | November 2, 2011

Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.

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DNA Sequencer Sales Going Down

By Cristina Luiggi | November 2, 2011

Expecting significant cuts to the federal research budget, scientists are scratching expensive DNA sequencers off their wish lists.

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BRCA1 Further Elucidated

By Cristina Luiggi | October 27, 2011

Researchers have pinpointed the region of a key cancer gene that’s involved in tumor suppression.

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