This Week in Nature

In a paper published online in advance in Nature this week, an international research team led by investigators at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden, Germany, shows that gene expression divergence in Drosophila "recapitulates the developmental hourglass model," and confirms that the "genes that conform most to the hourglass pattern are involved in key developmental processes." Using species-specific microarrays, the team quantified di

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.