For the past several decades, Shetland ponies’ collective past had caught up with them. A portion of the population of these miniature horses is affected...


Antibiotics, a vital tool for fighting infections, were originally products of nature—the first antibiotic was serendipitously discovered in mold contaminating a bacterial culture. As antibiotic...


The Neanderthal genome included harmful mutations that made the hominids around 40% less reproductively fit than modern humans, according to estimates published in the latest...


American titans of industry are approaching the business of medical philanthropy just as they do their day jobs: in a big way. It’s not unusual...


Fruit flies that devote an excessive amount of time to grooming themselves could serve as a powerful tool for understanding the inherited disorder neurofibromatosis, type...


In preparation for The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC), set to take place in Orlando this July, Genes to Genomes is getting the inside scoop from...


  Bess Frost submitted the second abstract for The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC), less than 30 minutes after the first submission. Find out more about her...


New Faculty Profiles showcase GSA members who are establishing their first independent labs. If you’d like to be considered for a profile, please complete this...


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...


If you’ve ever watched a procedural crime-solving show on television, you’re sure to have seen a lab tech magically produce results from a complicated assay...