In the early 1940s, many biologists doubted bacteria had genes. After all, they seemed to play by their own genetic rules: they appeared to lack chromosomes,...


Check out the the March issue of GENETICS by looking at the highlights or the full table of contents! This Month's Centennial Articles Richard Hudson and Norman Kaplan...


Sometimes, a nematode worm just needs to take a nap. In fact, its life may depend on it. New research has identified a protein that...


You slave over writing your paper, trying to make sure that the introduction sets up a compelling story, that the results provide clear and convincing...


A fisherman trying to catch rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) needs the right tools: proper flies, a strong rod, and a little bit of know-how. A...


Check out the the February issue of GENETICS by looking at the highlights or the full table of contents! ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS This Month's Centennial Articles Salvador...


When a C. elegans nematode starves early in its life cycle, its offspring are more resistant to starvation in the next generation; however, this life-saving...


In 1917, amidst the turmoil of the Russian Revolution, a bug-obsessed teenager in Kiev discovered a new species of ladybird beetle in the debris washed...


Intern with Genes to Genomes! The Genetics Society of America journals, GENETICS and G3: Genes|Genomes|Genetics, seek an intern with a talent for storytelling and a...


Short-read sequencing has fueled the acceleration of genetic research But though these next-generation methods are fast and efficient, they can’t do everything well. One important...