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University of Illinois researchers describe a way to make photosynthesis more productive, NPR reports.

While "genomical" has not supplanted "astronomical" in the lexicon, geneticist Gene Robinson believes data scientists understand the sheer size of genomic information.

The company is aiming to uncover the cause of fibromyalgia and to identify new disease-specific genetic biomarkers.

By sequencing ancient and contemporary indigenous individuals from Canada's Pacific Coast, researchers uncovered clues to a post-colonization population bottleneck.

Using thousands of old samples, researchers explored the historical context for rising presence of the Nosema bombi fungal pathogen in wild bumble bee populations.

A team of scientists believe that exosomal miRNAs holds promise to be significant biomarkers for Alzheimer's disease. 

A proteomic and phylogenomic analysis places viruses on a universal tree of life and suggests that they evolved in parallel with modern cells.

With genome sequences from 10 bee species, researchers unearthed regulatory changes contributing to more complex social systems in the insects.

A study has demonstrated why dosing algorithms for warfarin have performed poorly in patients with African ancestry, especially in recent randomized clinical trials.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A multidisciplinary team of researchers at the Institute for Genomic Biology, a University of Illinois research center, will use $3 million in funding from the Simons Foundation to search for the genetic foundations of social behavior across varying species, IGB said t

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John Mendelsohn, a former president of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, has died, the New York Times reports.

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reports that a preliminary investigation has found He Jiankui performed his gene-editing work illegally.

Identical twins receive different estimates of ancestry from the same direct-to-consumer genetic testing firms, CBC reports.

In PNAS this week: chromosomal features of maize, adaptations in the vinous-throated parrotbill, and more.