Researchers have traced blonde hair in northern Europeans to a region of the genome that regulates the KITLG gene, which encodes the KIT ligand and is associated with blonde hair color in northern Europeans.
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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.