'What the heck is genomics?' and 'Why should I care?' are just two questions that the Ontario Genomics Institute aims to address with its newly launched Web site, which it developed in an attempt to "demystify genetics and genomics and help the general public understand more about the study of genes and why research in this area i

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CNBC reports that Amazon invested in the startup Grail as it sees an opportunity for its cloud computing company in genomics.

Lawrence Krauss writes at Slate that science is needed for good public policy and should not be ignored.

Researchers are working on re-making the yeast genome from scratch, according to the Associated Press.

In Cell this week: functional profiling of Plasmodium genome, a self-inactivating rabies virus, and more.