News & Opinion
Top 10 Innovations
Cell & Molecular Biology
Disease & Medicine
Ecology & Environment
Genetics & Genomics
Pharma & Biotech
Image of the Day
Q&A: Confirming Next-Gen Sequencing Results with Sanger
Tracy Vence | Oct 11, 2016
Ambry Genetics CEO Aaron Elliott discusses his team’s recent analysis of 20,000 clinical next-generation sequencing panels.
Karen Zusi | Aug 18, 2016
Scientists design a bacterial genome with only 57 codons.
Exploring Alternative Codon Usage in Yeast
Kim Smuga-Otto | Aug 18, 2016
Newly discovered amino acid reassignment could have implications for certain biotech applications and RNA-based evolutionary theories.
23andMe Markets Genome Kits to Researchers
Kerry Grens | Jul 14, 2016
Scientists can now buy the direct-to-consumer sequencing product, and research participants can join 23andMe’s database.
Catherine Offord | Feb 22, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
$280 Million Boost for Disease Genomics
Catherine Offord | Jan 18, 2016
The genomics arm of the National Institutes of Health has pledged a total of $280 million for research into the genetic bases of disease.
Chromatin Conformation Computed
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 19, 2015
By manipulating DNA sequences that guide genome-folding, researchers confirm an existing model of chromatin structure inside the nucleus.
Yeast Genome Doubling
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 10, 2015
The results of a computational genetic analysis suggest
doubled its genome through species hybridization.
Subway Microbiome Study Revised
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 4, 2015
Researchers tone down their highly publicized study that reported the presence of deadly pathogens on New York City subways.
Big Data Problem
Amanda B. Keener | Jul 8, 2015
Scientists estimate that, in the next 10 years, the data needs of genomics will outpace those of astronomy and some social media.