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Scientists Sequence Genome Of Darwin's Finch
2012-08-17 16:22:43

The genome of Galapagos finches have been sequenced for the first time in an international collaboration between the Genome 10K project and BGI.

2012-08-02 13:46:02

It's relatively easy to collect massive amounts of data on microbes.

2012-07-10 15:30:31

In 2001, the Human Genome Project and Celera Genomics announced that after 10 years of work at a cost of some $400 million, they had completed a draft sequence of the human genome.

2012-07-02 12:53:40

The next "next-gen" technology in genome sequencing has gotten a major boost.

Mapping The Functional Genome
2012-07-02 08:12:28

Regulatory sequences of mouse genome sequenced for first time

Gross! Scientists Find More Than 10,000 Species Of Germs On The Human Body
2012-06-14 10:35:33

Take a much closer look at the human body and you might see something you perhaps didn’t expect to find: a community of more than 10,000 different species of germs and bacteria, making their home on our skin, in our mouths, up our noses, and in our gut.

2012-06-13 15:05:56

Human beings are ecosystems on two legs, each of us carrying enough microbes to outnumber our human cells by 10 to 1 and our genes by even more.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.