This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week, Steven Gygi at Harvard led work that used stable-isotope dilution and high-resolution mass spec to measure kinase activity. His multiplexed assay was able to measure up to 90 site-specific peptide phosphorylation rates at the same time, and he could apply it to a variety of cells and cellular processes, including mitogen stimulation, cell cycle, pharmacological inhibition of pathways, and to a panel of breast cancer cell lines.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

An artificial intelligence-based analysis suggests a third group of ancient hominins likely interbred with human ancestors, according to Popular Mechanics.

In Science this week: reduction in bee phylogenetic diversity, and more.

The New York Times Magazine looks into paleogenomics and how it is revising what's know about human history, but also possibly ignoring lessons learned by archaeologists.

The Economist reports on Synthorx's efforts to use expanded DNA bases they generated to develop a new cancer drug.