NEW YORK, Jan 30 - Perhaps the spirit of a genome project is determined by the nature of its subject.  

While the human genome sequencing project was marked by acrimony and competitiveness between public and private worlds, the public and private sequencing of that most pacific of plant codes, the rice genome, seems to offer the potential for collaboration.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.