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Latest Genetic mapping Stories

2014-01-22 12:25:44

The baker's yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae has been associated with human activities for thousands of years, being the primary biological agent in baking, brewing, winemaking and other fermentation processes.

2014-01-22 08:29:55

New Illumina system is designed to sequence whole genomes ten times as fast at one third of the cost NEW YORK, Jan.

Thousand Dollar Genome
2014-01-15 12:43:36

Ilumina, the world’s leading seller of gene sequencing machines, unveiled the first supercomputer made to process 20,000 human genomes annually at a cost of $1,000 each.

2014-01-13 08:27:30

High Quality Draft of Ancestor Genome to Inform Understanding of Complex Wheat Genome SAN DIEGO, Jan.

2014-01-09 00:20:05

Source: A*STARA*STAR-led international consortium completely decodes the first shark-familymember

Elephant Shark DNA Decoded
2014-01-08 15:35:28

Scientists have deciphered the genetic blueprint of the elephant shark - the oldest living animal in the cartilaginous fish family and the first to have its DNA decoded.

2013-12-31 16:22:17

Brings advanced genomics software within broader reach to enable biomarker discovery and precision medicine SALT LAKE CITY, Dec.

Secret Code Discovered In Human DNA
2013-12-13 05:26:03

A newly discovered ‘second code’ hiding within our DNA is casting new light on how changes to DNA impact health and disease, according to a study published Friday in the journal Science.


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