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New Database Expands Number of Estimated Human Protein-Coding Genes
Diana Kwon | Jun 19, 2018
Some scientists are not yet convinced that the list is accurate.
A Systematic Approach to Finding Unannotated Proteins
Katarina Zimmer | Mar 1, 2018
A study suggests that there is more to the eukaryotic genome than was previously suspected.
Most of Human Genome Nonfunctional: Study
Kerry Grens | Jul 17, 2017
An estimate derived from fertility rates concludes that at least 75 percent of our DNA has no critical utility.
Life After Sequencing
Eva Amsen | Feb 1, 2016
Fifteen years after publication of the human genome’s first draft sequence, what has become of the hundreds of researchers who worked on the project?
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.
The First Americans
Bob Grant | Jul 23, 2015
Two genetic studies seeking to determine how people first migrated to North and South America yield different results.
Jef Akst | Apr 21, 2015
A retrovirus embedded in the human genome may help protect embryos from other viruses, and influence fetal development.