genomics
Fingerprints of Ongoing Human Evolution Found
Fingerprints of Ongoing Human Evolution Found
Shawna Williams | Sep 5, 2017
Genetic variants in Alzheimer’s- and smoking-related genes appear to be under selection pressure, according to a study comparing the genomes of old and young participants.
Massive RNAi Screens Probe for Genes Important to Cancer
Massive RNAi Screens Probe for Genes Important to Cancer
Kerry Grens | Jul 27, 2017
Two freely available databases include data on hundreds of human cancer cell lines. 
Image of the Day: Inner Conflicts
Image of the Day: Inner Conflicts
The Scientist Staff | Apr 12, 2017
Transcriptomic analyses of a patient with severe Ebola virus disease revealed shifts in the expression of antiviral and immune response genes, corresponding to the stages of illness.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Ben Andrew Henry | Oct 19, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Q&A: Confirming Next-Gen Sequencing Results with Sanger
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.
Streamlining the <em>E. coli</em> Genetic Code
Streamlining the E. coli Genetic Code
Karen Zusi | Aug 18, 2016
Scientists design a bacterial genome with only 57 codons.
Exploring Alternative Codon Usage in Yeast
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
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.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Catherine Offord | Feb 22, 2016
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
$280 Million Boost for Disease Genomics
$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.