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Exome Sequencing Helps Crack Rare Disease Diagnosis
Amanda B. Keener | May 1, 2018
Clinical analyses of patients’ gene sequences are helping to provide answers where none were available before.
Catalog of the Small Intestine Reveals New Cell Subtypes
Kerry Grens | Nov 8, 2017
Single-cell analyses from mouse samples detail the changes in cell distribution during infections.
Sex Reversal Mystery Explained?
Jef Akst | Jun 15, 2017
A proposed mechanism for how bearded dragons with male chromosomes hatch as females at high temperatures
Virus Linked to Birds’ Deformed Beaks
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 17, 2016
Scientists have identified a virus that may be responsible for avian keratin disorder.
Single-Cell RNA Sequencing Reveals Neuronal Diversity
Catherine Offord | Jun 23, 2016
Using a new approach to analyze the transcriptomes of thousands of individual cell nuclei in postmortem brains, researchers identify multiple neuronal subtypes.
Detecting Lyme Early
Jef Akst | Feb 12, 2016
Two new methods could help researchers to diagnose Lyme disease earlier than with existing tests.
An Array of Options
Kate Yandell | Jun 1, 2015
A guide for how and when to transition from the microarray to RNA-seq
Ebola Edits Its Messages
Molly Sharlach | Nov 5, 2014
Deep sequencing of viral mRNAs reveals that Ebola and Marburg viruses produce multiple versions of some transcripts.
Antarctic Lake Teems With Life
Chris Palmer | Jul 9, 2013
DNA and RNA sequences from Lake Vostok below the Antarctic glacier reveal thousands of bacteria species, including some commonly found in fish digestive systems.
Transcriptomics for the Animal Kingdom
Amy Maxmen | Jul 1, 2013
Using RNA-seq to study nonmodel organisms