One of the major risk factors for autoimmune diseases is being born with two copies of the X chromosome. For example, women—who typically carry two...


In the early 1970s, a couple of hundred wild rats near the Siberian city of Novosibirsk were rounded up by scientists for an ambitious experiment...


In 1979, as the US slid into recession, researchers began systematically crossing eight distinct inbred rat strains. Their goal was to establish a genetically diverse...


For genome-wide association studies, data is power. The more data you have, the more statistical power you wield to find genetic associations. But are there...