By Andrea Anderson

COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (GenomeWeb News) – During a panel discussion at the Biology of Genomes meeting here yesterday, a group of genetics, law, and bioethics experts from centers in the US, Canada, and South Africa discussed some issues and challenges for those doing genetic and genomic studies in indigenous populations.

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.

In Cell this week: Leukemia-like disease in soft-shell clams, mNET-seq method for profiling growing transcripts, and more.

While James Watson and Francis Crick are credited for discovering the structure of DNA, Rich proved their theory of a double helix structure was correct when he produced a distinct image of the structure.

Nature News reports that early users of Oxford Nanopore's hand-held MinIon are giddy about the technology and its uses. 

According to MIT Technology Review, Apple is collaborating with researchers to develop apps for consumer DNA testing.