Latest Genetic mapping Stories
The extraordinary level of conservation of the tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) mitochondrial genome has redefined our interpretation of evolution of the angiosperms (flowering plants), finds research in biomed Central's open access journal BMC Biology.
The spleen is rarely noticed, until it is missing.
The western painted turtle (Chrysemys picta bellii) is one of the most widespread species of turtle in North America. This creature is found in fresh, slow-moving waters from southern Canada to northern Mexico and from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
US President Barack Obama outlines a new ambitious goal to jumpstart The Brain Activity Map Project, which will last ten years and explore the deepest, darkest, innermost regions of the human brain.
This week, geneticists from the New Mexico State University’s Chile Pepper Institute announced they have successfully completed the genomic sequencing of the chile pepper.
According to a new study in the journal Science Express, an international team of researchers has sequenced the entire rock pigeon genome, and made some interested discoveries in the process.
In one of the first genome-wide studies to hunt for both genes and their regulatory "tags" in patients suffering from a common disease, researchers have found a clear role for the tags in mediating genetic risk for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), an immune disorder that afflicts an estimated 1.5 million American adults.
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