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Bird Genomes Abound

By Ruth Williams | December 11, 2014

Scientists complete the largest-ever comparative genomic study of birds.

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Genome Digest

By Tracy Vence | December 5, 2014

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

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Royal Remains Confirmed

By Molly Sharlach | December 3, 2014

Bones unearthed in 2012 are likely those of King Richard III, a new DNA analysis shows.

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Enzyme Design

By Jef Akst | December 3, 2014

Researchers create synthetic enzymes in the lab, encoded by artificial genetic material.

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23andMe Expands to U.K.

By Kerry Grens | December 2, 2014

British consumers can buy the genetic testing-associated health prediction service forbidden by the US government.

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A New Breed

By Kerry Grens | December 1, 2014

Genomics and advanced reproductive technologies have turned cattle breeding into a whole new animal.

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Clone Wars

By Kerry Grens | December 1, 2014

Watch scenes from the 2013 World Dairy Expo, where KHW Regiment Apple-Red-ET won the reserve championship while her clone took home the grand championship.

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Top 10 Innovations 2014

By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2014

The list of the year’s best new products contains both perennial winners and innovative newcomers.

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Mosquito Genomes Galore

By Ruth Williams | November 27, 2014

Whole-genome sequences of 16 different mosquito species reveal rapid evolution and could inform malaria research.

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Tapeworm Inhabits Man’s Brain for Years

By Bob Grant | November 24, 2014

Researchers sequence a rare species of parasitic worm pulled from a patient’s cerebrum, where it was causing seizures, headaches, and flashbacks.

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