DNA Approach

Through a DNA-templated synthesis approach, researchers identify possible diabetes therapeutic.

This Week in Genome Research

In Genome Research this week: whole-genome duplication in angiosperms, hybrid zone butterfly genomes, and more.

Predicting Autism

Will it soon be possible to predict autism cases much earlier?

A Better Brew

Two labs are delving into the genomes of brewer's yeast.

Cleaned by Microbes

A writer tries out a microbial tonic to boost her microbiome as a cleanser.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: role for SREBF1 in mitophagy, dietary influence on mouse intestine microbiome, and more.

More than Once

Based on genomic and transcriptomic analyses, researchers suggest comb jellies evolved their nervous system independently of other animals.

The Whale Family

Genetic analysis indicates that there may be three subspecies of humpback whales.

A Virtual Worm

OpenWorm offers a way create a virtual version of C. elegans.

This Week in Science

In Science this week: evolution of flightless birds, and more.

And Then There's the Interpretation

The Boston Globe notes that seemingly disease-causing genetic variants don't always turn out to be so.

Lost Snakes, Found Again

Researchers from the US and Mexico rediscover a forgotten snake.

This Week in Nature

In Nature this week: DNA sequencing to track, treat drug-resistant infections, false smut fungus genome, and more.