MIT's Lawrence David and Eric Alm developed a new phylogenomic approach called AnGST — for analyzer of gene and species trees — that they then used to study the evolutionary histories of nearly 4,000 gene families.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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