For the past several decades, Shetland ponies’ collective past had caught up with them. A portion of the population of these miniature horses is affected...


One of Shakespeare’s First Folios was recently on loan from the Folger Library to Seattle, and my wife and I went to view it. You...


We hope everyone at The Allied Genetics Conference this week will take the opportunity to attend some presentations outside their “home” genetics community. But we...


Sometimes, the most useful scientific tool is a unique perspective. Leonid Kruglyak is a remarkable example of that fact. He originally trained as a physicist, and...


Check out the July issue of G3! ForestPMPlot: A Flexible Tool for Visualizing Heterogeneity Between Studies in Meta-analysis Eun Yong Kang, Yurang Park, Xiao Li,...


Check out the July issue of GENETICS by looking at the highlights or the full table of contents! This Month's Centennial Articles Alfred Sturtevant and George Beadle untangle...


Although some proteins have a single career, many—like Dis3—lead a double life. In the yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe, loss-of-function mutations in dis3 cause defects in mitosis,...


Precise predictions of whether a tumor is likely to spread would help clinicians and patients choose the best course of treatment. But current methods fall...


New Faculty Profiles showcase GSA members who are establishing their first independent labs. If you’d like to be considered for a profile, please complete this...


So much is easily accessible on the internet now, there’s no need to pack students’ heads with information; what’s important is that we teach students...