Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

And They Are Pretty, Too

For those of you keeping up with the science and genomics-themed toys for the iPhone and iPod touch, here's a new one for you. Ricardo Vidal created four versions of a DNA-themed wallpaper, based on the DNA Network logo, that can be downloaded from his webpage. Vidal has other science logos and icons that are also available for download, such as petri dish drawings and cartoon microbes.

The Scan

Germline-Targeting HIV Vaccine Shows Promise in Phase I Trial

A National Institutes of Health-led team reports in Science that a broadly neutralizing antibody HIV vaccine induced bnAb precursors in 97 percent of those given the vaccine.

Study Uncovers Genetic Mutation in Childhood Glaucoma

A study in the Journal of Clinical Investigation ties a heterozygous missense variant in thrombospondin 1 to childhood glaucoma.

Gene Co-Expression Database for Humans, Model Organisms Gets Update

GeneFriends has been updated to include gene and transcript co-expression networks based on RNA-seq data from 46,475 human and 34,322 mouse samples, a new paper in Nucleic Acids Research says.

New Study Investigates Genomics of Fanconi Anemia Repair Pathway in Cancer

A Rockefeller University team reports in Nature that FA repair deficiency leads to structural variants that can contribute to genomic instability.