In the 1940s, C. H. Waddington discovered a peculiar phenomenon in fruit flies: traits could appear in response to environmental stress in an individual’s lifetime...


Check out the August issue of G3! Table of Contents Genome Reports Whole Genome Sequencing of the Braconid Parasitoid Wasp Fopius arisanus, an Important Biocontrol Agent of Pest...


Rice is one of the most important food crops on earth. Like many other plants, the genome of this critical global species is dominated by...


Check out the August issue of GENETICS by looking at the highlights or the full table of contents! ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS Evolving Mistranslating tRNAs Through a Phenotypically Ambivalent Intermediate in Saccharomyces cerevisiae,...


GENETICS Editor-in-Chief Mark Johnston introduces a new peer review training program for early career scientists. “Just tell them what you think of them.” That was the response of one of...


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...


They rattle as warning, but during the hunt their strike is silent and sudden. Any rabbit or mouse targeted by a rattlesnake is doomed—the snake’s...


Inheriting a trait from a grandparent doesn’t always involve their DNA sequences. In many organisms, some traits can be passed down for multiple generations via...