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common marmoset genome
2014-07-22 03:45:07

A team of scientists from around the world has completed the genome sequence of the common marmoset, providing new information about the marmoset's unique rapid reproductive system, physiology and growth, shedding new light on primate biology and evolution.

2013-10-04 13:13:15

How do the millions of genetic variants - ranging in size from a change in a single nucleotide (the As,Ts,Cs and Gs that define the genetic alphabet) to huge rearrangements of chromosomes that can affect many different genes - found in each human chromosome affect the health, longevity and lives of people?

2013-09-26 13:13:17

As gene sequencing technologies rapidly advance and new genomic data becomes available, so does the need for a better understanding and consensus on which gene changes are relevant to diagnosis and treatment.

Consortium Announces First Complete Sequencing Of Pear Genome
2012-06-07 04:04:41

An international pear genome consortium, comprised of seven universities and institutes, has completed the first pear genomic sequence in the world. The early access of pear genomic data is now available online.

2012-02-09 23:40:11

How long does it take a fruit fly to emerge from a cold-induced coma?

2012-02-09 18:31:37

How long does it take a fruit fly to emerge from a cold-induced coma?

2012-02-09 10:47:58

Scientists have developed a new community resource that may act as a Rosetta stone for revealing the genetic basis of traits and disease.

2012-01-31 06:22:17

The new Cancer Genetics Laboratory at Baylor College of Medicine provides state-of-the-art clinical genetic testing in the area of cancer – both identifying cancer genes and biological markers of disease classification, prognosis and drug response.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.