Sequencing the genomes of hundreds of strains of the wine yeast S. cerevisiae has revealed little genetic diversity and high levels of inbreeding. In many...


Check out the the April issue of GENETICS by looking at the highlights or the full table of contents! This Month's Centennial Articles Motoo Kimura and James Crow...


At the time of her death in 1912, Nettie Maria Stevens was a biologist of enough repute to be eulogized in the journal Science by...


You may have seen that recently several publishers signed an open letter committing to requiring ORCID iDs for at least the corresponding authors of accepted...


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,...


The dizzying array of wing patterns in Heliconius butterflies has served as a model for evolution and adaptation in the wild for more than a...


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...