'Gene Machines'

When Richard Dawkins' The Selfish Gene came out 30 years ago, researchers knew what a gene was and could just about map a gene, but there was much about genes — the number, much of their functions — that researchers didn't know, writes Tim Radford at The Guardian in a new review of the book.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Science speaks with the University of Michigan's Jedidiah Carlson, who has tracked population genetic discussions at white nationalist sites.

Gene therapies could qualify for a faster US Food and Drug Administration approval process, according to Stat News.

NPR reports that the US House of Representatives has passed a bill to enable terminally ill patients access to experimental drugs.

In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.