NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed a method to link phylogeny and function in each of the millions of individual cells in a microbial community with a single high-throughput experiment.  

The droplet-based technique is called Emulsion, Paired Isolation, and Concatenation PCR, or epic-PCR.

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University of California, San Diego, researchers have developed a gene drive to control a fruit-destroying fly.

A new study of a β-thalassemia gene therapy appears promising, according to NPR.

Futurism writes that gene doping could be the next generation of cheating in sports.

In Nature this week: hair color genes, hybridization between 13-year and 17-year cicadas, and more.

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