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The October issue of GENETICS is out now! Check out the Highlights below or the full Table of Contents here. ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS A coalescent model for a sweep of...


This week, GENETICS and protocols.io are launching a partnership to improve the materials & methods sections of published papers. The journal GENETICS, published by the...


The Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to three researchers for their mechanistic studies of DNA repair: Tomas Lindahl (Francis Crick Institute, UK) for discovery...


  Genetic analysis of an island population of mice reveals that 19 quantitative trait loci are responsible for their impressive size. Island populations of animals,...


Check out the October issue of G3! Meeting Report Meeting Report on the Challenge of Inference from Genome to Phenome Bevan Emma Huang, Antonio Reverter, Ian...


The Conversations in Genetics project, led by former GSA President Rochelle Easton Esposito, has a new in-depth interview of Mary-Claire King by Evan Eichler. As described in the...


While the science behind the synthetic yeast genome project is cutting edge, the ethical questions surrounding it aren’t new. The scientists of the Sc2.0 project...


Neurons actively shuttle membranous cargos called “organelles” along microtubule tracks using motor proteins that are essentially molecular engines. The motor proteins literally walk along the...