Three online games developed by a research team from the Scripps Research Institute aim to apply crowdsourcing approaches to improve current knowledge about gene-disease links and combinations of genes that are associated with particular phenotypes.
The games — Combo, Dizeez, and GenESP — were the subjects of two posters at this year’s Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology conference held in Long Beach, Calif., July 15-17.
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Two new Reproducibility Project: Cancer Biology studies have largely reproduced the original findings, ScienceInsider reports.
DNA fingerprinting could catch some sample mix-ups at pathology labs, the New York Times says.
A Maryland police department has turned to DNA phenotyping to develop a suspect sketch, WJLA reports.
In Cell this week: DNA methylation and T cell exhaustion, longevity in C. elegans, and more.