histone methylation, disease & medicine, genetics & genomics
Opinion: Bioinformatics Software: A Buyer’s Guide
Opinion: Bioinformatics Software: A Buyer’s Guide
David R. Smith | Sep 2, 2014
How to choose programs that suit your lab’s ’omics analysis needs
Experimental Ebola Drug Shows Promise
Experimental Ebola Drug Shows Promise
Tracy Vence | Sep 2, 2014
ZMapp effectively rescued macaques from Ebola in a small trial, but it could be several months before supplies of the drug meet the growing human demand for it.
Arctic Expansion
Arctic Expansion
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 2, 2014
Genetic analysis reveals the history of the earliest human migrations in the region.
TS Live: Handy Apes
TS Live: Handy Apes
Bob Grant | Sep 1, 2014
Studying handedness in chimps may shed light on the mysterious trait in humans.
A Long Line of LINEs
A Long Line of LINEs
Kate Yandell | Sep 1, 2014
Different mechanisms repress mobile DNA elements in human embryonic stem cells depending on the elements’ evolutionary ages.
Sexless Hook-Up
Sexless Hook-Up
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 1, 2014
Genome fusion at stem graft junctions can generate new plant species.
Beyond the Blueprint
Beyond the Blueprint
Jennifer A. Schweitzer, Mark A. Genung, Joseph K. Bailey | Sep 1, 2014
In addition to serving as a set of instructions to build an individual, the genome can influence neighboring organisms and, potentially, entire ecosystems.
Ebola Outbreak Strains Sequenced
Ebola Outbreak Strains Sequenced
Tracy Vence | Aug 28, 2014
Ninety-nine publicly available genomes could help researchers working to develop diagnostics, vaccines, and therapies. 
NIH Issues Genomic Data Sharing Rules
NIH Issues Genomic Data Sharing Rules
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 28, 2014
Updated guidelines expand upon existing policy to include more kinds of data. 
Expanding ENCODE
Expanding ENCODE
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Aug 27, 2014
Latest Encyclopedia of DNA Elements data enable researchers to compare genome regulation across species.