Research & Discovery

The latest research news in genetics and genomics.

An international team of researchers sequenced Dioscorea rotundata and uncovered a genomic region that appears to govern whether a plant is male or female.

The center is  developing a method to generate synthetic polymers using reengineered E. coli cells.

Researchers plan to sequence 5,000 genomes and collect health and fitness data to tease out the role of genetics in things like aerobic capacity and bone density.

Researchers found evidence of widespread hunter-gatherer populations with San-related ancestry, pastoralist replacement, and more.

The companies will offer CDI's human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived tissue cells with Nanion's ion channel drug discovery and screening platform.

The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.