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...


The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications from exceptional candidates to be the next director of NIH's National Library of Medicine (NLM). NLM...


Over the last decade, advances in next-generation sequencing technology have given rise to many findings increasing our understanding of human disease and natural variation within...


Today’s guest post was contributed by Maria Costanzo of Stanford University. She has been a biocurator since before the term was coined and has contributed...


As ancient humans spread across the globe from their evolutionary birthplace in Africa, they tended to lose a little genetic diversity at each step along...


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September 9, 2015

Check out the September issue of GENETICS! Investigations METHODS, TECHNOLOGY, AND RESOURCES A Male-Specific Genetic Map of the Microcrustacean Daphnia pulex Based on Single-Sperm Whole-Genome Sequencing Xu, Sen,...


Check out the September issue of G3! Investigations SWEEP: A Tool for Filtering High-Quality SNPs in Polyploid Crops Josh P. Clevenger and Peggy Ozias-Akins G3 September 2015...