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Researchers Grow “Frankenstein Ants” to Study Epigenetics
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Oct 1, 2016
A molecular biologist ventures into entomology to use genetically modified ants as laboratory models of behavioral epigenetics.
Mapping Traits to Genes with CRISPR
Catherine Offord | May 5, 2016
Researchers develop a technique to direct chromosome recombination with CRISPR/Cas9, allowing high-resolution genetic mapping of phenotypic traits in yeast.
Mouse Study Catalogs Gene Functions
Amanda B. Keener | Jul 29, 2015
A European consortium identifies phenotypes for 320 genes, assigning new functions for half.
Mary Beth Aberlin | Sep 1, 2014
Many natural phenomena elude our understanding.
Defining a Tasty Tomato
Sabrina Richards | May 29, 2012
Scientists harness the power of metabolomics to characterize what makes tomatoes taste good.