stem cells, culture, genetics & genomics
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Amanda B. Keener | May 21, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Human Genes Can Save Yeast
Human Genes Can Save Yeast
Ruth Williams | May 21, 2015
Replacing yeast genes with their human equivalents reveals functional conservation despite a billion years of divergent evolution.
Batch Effect Behind Species-Specific Results?
Batch Effect Behind Species-Specific Results?
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | May 19, 2015
Reanalysis of Mouse ENCODE data suggests mouse and human genes are expressed in tissue-specific, rather than species-specific, patterns. 
Opinion: Science & Religion: A Centuries-old War Rages On
Opinion: Science & Religion: A Centuries-old War Rages On
Jerry A. Coyne | May 19, 2015
While some in the scientific and religious communities have declared an end to the tensions between faith and fact, the conflict continues to have impacts on health, politics, and the environment.
Genome Sequencing Standards
Genome Sequencing Standards
Kerry Grens | May 18, 2015
The US National Institute of Standards and Technology develops a reference sample to check the validity of genetic sequences.
The Evolution of Social Bees
The Evolution of Social Bees
Ruth Williams | May 14, 2015
Scientists describe the genetic changes associated with solitary-to-social transitions throughout bee evolution.
Opinion: New Models for ASDs
Opinion: New Models for ASDs
Alysson R. Muotri | May 14, 2015
The study of mini “brains” in a dish, derived from patient cells, offers a novel approach for autism spectrum disorder research.
Seasonal Genes
Seasonal Genes
Ashley P. Taylor | May 12, 2015
Gene expression varies not only during the day but also throughout the year, a study shows.
<em>TS</em> Picks: May 12, 2015
TS Picks: May 12, 2015
Tracy Vence | May 12, 2015
Harnessing rare, natural HIV immunity; face recognition in monkeys; undergraduate genomicists
<em>TS</em> Picks: May 7, 2015
TS Picks: May 7, 2015
Tracy Vence | May 7, 2015
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