By Ashik Siddique | Mar 13, 2013 06:09 PM EDT
Tapeworm treatment will be much easier, now that newly sequenced genomes have revealed medicine targets.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 09, 2013 09:13 AM EST
Scientists are now able to reproduce a person's entire genome using only a single cell.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 28, 2012 01:04 PM EST
Nearly three-quarters of mutations in genes that code for proteins occurred fairly recently in the past 5,000 to 10,000 years.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 14, 2012 06:07 PM EST
Scientists have mapped the genome of the domestic pig, revealing that besides providing tasty bacon and sausages, the animal may also be useful in fighting human diseases.
By Makini Brice & Nikki Tucker | Sep 07, 2012 11:13 AM EDT
What is ENCODE, and what does it mean?
By Makini Brice | Sep 05, 2012 04:14 PM EDT
Researchers on the project have been likened the task to Occupy Wall Street. “Originally genetics was focused on the one percent,” Mark Gerstein, a bioinformaticist from Yale University, said. “We’re shining a light on the 99 percent.”
By Makini Brice | Aug 30, 2012 02:45 PM EDT
Researchers have managed to map an entire genome of a human ancestor and also suspect that there are more species that existed in the past that we have not yet found, particularly in Asia.