An automated drug screening approach gives insight into rare NGLY1 deficiency. Sometimes, diagnosing and treating an illness is straightforward. Other times, the diagnosis is challenging...


diploS/HIC uses machine learning to identify selective sweeps in unphased data. A set of footprints can tell us a lot about the creature that left...


Identifying signatures of polygenic adaptation is getting easier—but a commentary calls for caution in drawing conclusions. If you’ve ever wished for a stepstool so you...


Over three centuries, as many as a million enslaved people were shipped to the Colombian port of Cartagena. From this hub of the slave trade,...


The unassuming fruit fly has paved the way for another big scientific win: on October 2nd, the Nobel Assembly awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in...


Over twenty years ago, somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT) let scientists successfully clone the first mammal—Dolly the sheep. Despite advances since then, the efficiency of...


As in real estate, so in cell biology: location is key. Knowing where a protein localizes in a cell gives insight into its function, and...


Well over 15,000 years ago, a man and a bear died in a cave in the Jura Mountains in modern-day Switzerland. That was the end...


People from Denmark are genetically similar to each other no matter which part of the country they come from, report researchers in the journal GENETICS,...


Geography and ecology are key factors that have influenced the genetic makeup of human groups in southern Africa, according to new research discussed in the...