indians, genetics & genomics, neuroscience
New Genome Resource
Edyta Zielinska | Jul 11, 2012
Members of the Personal Genome Project have created software aimed at helping researchers tease apart genetic differences between individuals.
Filling in the Missing Letters
Cristina Luiggi | Jul 3, 2012
A new algorithm brings together data from second - and third - generation genome sequencers.
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Jul 1, 2012
Evolving, The Moral Molecule, Aping Mankind, and Experiment Eleven
Book Excerpt from The Violinist's Thumb: And Other Lost Tales of Love, War, and Genius, As Written By Our Genetic Code
Sam Kean | Jul 1, 2012
In Chapter , "Genes, Freaks, DNA," author Sam Kean draws parallels between the lives of Gregor Mendel and Johannes Friedrich Miescher, who both made scientific discoveries that were truly ahead of their times.
DNA Truth or Dare
Sam Kean | Jul 1, 2012
Learning the intricacies of your own genetic profile is a double-edged sword.
Brain Mosaic
Sabrina Richards | Jul 1, 2012
Retrotransposons contribute to genetic variability in human brain cells.
A Little Help from My Friends
Sabrina Richards | Jul 1, 2012
How to get the most out of your collaboration with bioinformaticians
SNAREs at the Synapse
Megan Scudellari | Jul 1, 2012
Using tiny lipid discs, scientists resolve contradictory evidence about how many proteins are required for neurotransmitter release.
Move Over, Mother Nature
Amber Dance | Jul 1, 2012
Synthetic biologists harness software to design genes and networks.
Jumping Genes a Cause of Cancer?
Ruth Williams | Jun 28, 2012
Genome sequence analysis confirms mobile genetic elements are a mutagenic mechanism in a variety of cancers.