The world's waters are teeming with microorganisms, but what, exactly, are they all? What do they do?

Moreover, as the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences' Ramunas Stepanauskas considered at the US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute's 7th annual User Meeting, "what if every cell is different?"

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Labs in the US and South Korea are hoping to bring the woolly mammoth back from beyond extinction, Newsweek writes.

Geneticist Adam Rutherford speaks with National Geographic about paleogenetics, race, and more.

Researchers link genetic links between education and smoking and longevity.

In PNAS this week: influence of gene environment interactions on polygenic traits, epigenetic features affecting fruit fly foraging, and more.