whole genome sequencing
Toward Protecting Participants’ Privacy
Toward Protecting Participants’ Privacy
Ruth Williams | Oct 29, 2015
Genomic data shared via the Beacon Project are vulnerable to privacy breaches, scientists show.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Karen Zusi | Sep 30, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 17, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Genetic Variants Linked to Depression
Genetic Variants Linked to Depression
Amanda B. Keener | Jul 20, 2015
Researchers link variations in two genes to cases of major depressive disorder in two large cohorts.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Jun 1, 2015
June 2015's selection of notable quotes
What’s Old Is New Again
What’s Old Is New Again
Bob Grant | Jun 1, 2015
Revolutionary new methods for extracting, purifying, and sequencing ever-more-ancient DNA have opened an unprecedented window into the history of life on Earth.
Bird Genomes Abound
Bird Genomes Abound
Ruth Williams | Dec 11, 2014
Scientists complete the largest-ever comparative genomic study of birds.
Mosquito Genomes Galore
Mosquito Genomes Galore
Ruth Williams | Nov 27, 2014
Whole-genome sequences of 16 different mosquito species reveal rapid evolution and could inform malaria research.
360-Degree View of the Tomato
360-Degree View of the Tomato
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 12, 2014
Researchers have sequenced 360 varieties of the tomato plant to create a comprehensive map of the evolution of the fruit from its wild form to the modern varieties. 
GeneHub’s Crowdfunding Flub
GeneHub’s Crowdfunding Flub
Kerry Grens | Sep 29, 2014
A campaign to build a direct-to-consumer genome sequencing service pulls the plug after two days of fundraising.