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.

Even when given the option, not too many authors choose double-blinded peer-review for their manuscripts, ScienceInsider reports.

In PNAS this week: transcriptional read-through in stressed cells, genome stability role for the epigenetic regulator CTCF, and more.

The Save the Redwoods League is teaming with researchers to sequence the genomes of the coast redwood and giant sequoia.

Two researchers have found that behavioral genetic defenses in criminal cases don't tend to affect outcomes, according to Popular Science.