Scientists from Saudi Arabia and China said on Sunday they have completed mapping the genome of the date-palm tree, whose fruit is a staple food in many regions.
Earlier efforts to use gene therapy to treat a rare immune disorder in young children failed when some of the children got leukemia. Scientists say they think they may have figured it out, with eight children now living normal toddler ...
Peering far deeper than ever before into humanity's murky genetic past, scientists sequenced the DNA of an ancient European relative and found a puzzling connection to the Far East. Click to Continue »
The Human Genome Project that sequenced and mapped all the genes in the human body was the culmination of nearly a century of genetics research. It was published in 2003 and we've come a long way in the last decade.
Razib Khan poked me on twitter yesterday on the topic of David Dobbs’ controversial article, which I’ve already discussed (I liked it). I’m in the minority here; Jerry Coyne has two rebuttals, and Richard Dawkins himself has replied.
The company, 23andMe, will still take orders for new tests but will provide only ancestry information and raw data, without interpretations of the health implications
by Helen Waller-Evans, Christophe Hue, Jane Fearnside, Alice R. Rothwell, Helen E. Lockstone, Sophie Caldérari, Steven P. Wilder, Jean-Baptiste Cazier, James Scott, Dominique Gauguier Nutritional factors play important roles in the etiology of ...
Feds assert control over genetic data, hamper vital San Diego biotech industry
A Reference Methylome Database and Analysis Pipeline to Facilitate Integrative and Comparative Epigenomics
by Qiang Song, Benjamin Decato, Elizabeth E. Hong, Meng Zhou, Fang Fang, Jianghan Qu, Tyler Garvin, Michael Kessler, Jun Zhou, Andrew D. Smith DNA methylation is implicated in a surprising diversity of regulatory, evolutionary processes and ...