NEW YORK, Aug. 21 (GenomeWeb News) - 454 Life Sciences has submitted to GenBank the whole-genome sequence of adenovirus, marking the first time that a new sequence technology has been used to sequence a complete genome since 1977.

 

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.