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Reveling in the Revealed
Kelly Rae Chi | Jan 1, 2016
A growing toolbox for surveying the activity of entire genomes
Messages in the Noise
Sarah C.P. Williams | Aug 1, 2015
After spending more than a decade developing tools to study patterns in gene sequences, bioinformaticians are now working on programs to analyze epigenomics data.
Batch Effect Behind Species-Specific Results?
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | May 19, 2015
Reanalysis of Mouse ENCODE data suggests mouse and human genes are expressed in tissue-specific, rather than species-specific, patterns.
Similarities and Differences
Molly Sharlach | Nov 21, 2014
Results from the Mouse ENCODE project point to key divergences in gene regulation architecture compared to humans.
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Nov 17, 2014
Scientists uncover striking differences between mouse and human gene expression across a variety of tissues.
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 27, 2014
Latest Encyclopedia of DNA Elements data enable researchers to compare genome regulation across species.
Human Gene Set Shrinks Again
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 8, 2014
Proteomic data suggest the human genome may encode fewer than 20,000 genes.
A Guide to the Epigenome
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Nov 1, 2012
Making sense of the data deluge
Speaking of Science
Staff | Oct 1, 2012
October 2012's selection of notable quotes
Forensic Law Turns to Epigenetics
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 25, 2012
Privacy advocates are arguing that collecting genetic data upon arrest is an invasion of privacy, given recent evidence that 80 percent of the human genome is functional.