model organisms
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Erin Weeks | Sep 9, 2013
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes  
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Chris Palmer | Jun 24, 2013
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Chris Palmer | Jun 19, 2013
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Models of Transparency
Models of Transparency
Joan K. Heath, Richard White, Kirsten C. Sadler, David Langenau | Apr 1, 2013
Researchers are taking advantage of small, transparent zebrafish embryos and larvae—and a special strain of see-through adults—to understand the development and spread of cancer.
Variety Is the Spice of Life
Variety Is the Spice of Life
H. Steven Wiley | Feb 1, 2013
True understanding of the complexity of biological systems demands an assortment of model systems.
Twitching Flies Tell Epilepsy’s Tale
Twitching Flies Tell Epilepsy’s Tale
Beth Marie Mole | Oct 15, 2012
Fruit flies engineered to suffer from temperature-dependent seizures reveal overactive sodium channels in neurons.
Model Citizen
Karen Hopkin | Mar 1, 2012
With an eye to understanding animal regeneration, Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado has turned a freshwater planarian into a model system to watch.
Opinion: Beyond the Model
Beth Rowan and Daniel Koenig | Nov 29, 2011
How next-generation sequencing technologies will drive a new era of research on non-model organisms.