genetics & genomics, culture
Top 7 in Genomics & Genetics
Bob Grant | Jul 19, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in genomics, genetics, and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Neanderthal DNA in Modern Humans
Jef Akst | Jul 19, 2011
Non-African people carry remnants of the Neanderthal X chromosome, suggesting interbreeding with early human ancestors.
Tailor-Made Genome
Tia Ghose | Jul 18, 2011
A method for rapidly replacing stop codons throughout the genetic code of E. coli paves the way for biomanufacturing designer proteins.
Zinc Fingers Bear Fruit
Bob Grant | Jul 18, 2011
A method for precise gene editing is able to change disease-causing point mutations in human stem cell DNA.
Genome Digest
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 13, 2011
Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.
New COI Rules at Risk?
Jef Akst | Jul 12, 2011
A watchdog group urges the US government to enact guidelines that would require federally-funded researchers to publically disclose financial interests.
Embryos Right Genetic Wrongs?
Amy Maxmen | Jul 8, 2011
New evidence supports an old idea that embryos with genetic abnormalities can somehow fix themselves early in development.
Summer Science, British Style
Jef Akst and Richard P. Grant | Jul 8, 2011
The Royal Society's annual science extravaganza packs some interesting stuff into 5 days of love and research.
Medical Journal Editors Quit
Jef Akst | Jul 7, 2011
Unhappy with management, two editors-in-chief of the Croatian Medical Journal bid the publication goodbye.
RNAs regulate cell death
Edyta Zielinska | Jul 5, 2011
Three RNAs expressed in the nucleolus mediate death in cells exposed to too much fat.