MODIS, genetics & genomics, disease & medicine
Genome Nation
Genome Nation
Kerry Grens | Mar 27, 2015
Researchers perform whole-genome sequencing on roughly 1 percent of the Icelandic population.
“Yeti” Just a Himalayan Bear?
“Yeti” Just a Himalayan Bear?
Jenny Rood | Mar 17, 2015
Latest analysis suggests the yeti is a known bear species, not the new, hybrid species suggested by a previous study.
23andMe Enters Drug Development
23andMe Enters Drug Development
Kerry Grens | Mar 12, 2015
The personal genomics firm announces plans to make medicines.
Horizontal Gene Transfer a Hallmark of Animal Genomes?
Horizontal Gene Transfer a Hallmark of Animal Genomes?
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Mar 12, 2015
Foreign genes in animal genomes may be of bacterial or fungal origin, according to a new analysis.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Jenny Rood | Mar 4, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Weiwei Dang: Epigenetics in Aging
Weiwei Dang: Epigenetics in Aging
Jef Akst | Mar 1, 2015
Assistant Professor, Huffington Center On Aging, Baylor College of Medicine. Age: 38
Rethinking Telomeres
Rethinking Telomeres
Kate Yandell | Mar 1, 2015
Not only do telomeres protect the ends of chromosomes, they also modulate gene expression over cells’ lifetimes.
Slip Me Some Skin
Slip Me Some Skin
Molly Sharlach | Mar 1, 2015
Scientists tracing the history of livestock breeding probe parchment documents for genetic information.
Reading Between the Pages
Reading Between the Pages
Molly Sharlach | Mar 1, 2015
Researchers at Trinity College Dublin and the University of York excavate the genetic secrets contained in the DNA of old parchments.
How We Age
How We Age
The Scientist Staff | Mar 1, 2015
From DNA damage to cellular miscommunication, aging is a mysterious and multifarious process.