Fruit flies suffer from an image problem. Maybe it's the alliteration in the name, or the association with bananas, but Drosophila have become a go-to...


In this month’s editorial, the Editors of GENETICS invite submissions of human genetics research articles. To kick off the journal’s call for papers, the October issue...


The medaka, or Japanese rice fish, is a century-old genetic model on the rise again. Long studied by scientists in Japan, it has been rediscovered...


Sea Anemone & Friends

February 19, 2014

Coral reefs around the world are “bleaching”, a threat caused by breakdown of the symbiosis between the coral animals (cnidaria) and the dinoflagellate algae that...