Researchers narrowed in on a HMGA2 gene haplotype that became more common in small-beaked medium ground finches competing for food during a drought.
An international team explored the evolutionary history of salmonid fish using a new, high-quality genome sequence for the Atlantic salmon.
At the New York Times, Carl Zimmer explains what a scientific theory is.
Researchers have found that an anti-viral enzyme has generated clusters of mutations that have affected the evolution of hominid genomes.
The new genome assembly for a western lowland gorilla named Susie has fewer gaps than a prior assembly produced from short reads and Sanger sequencing.
In Science this week: DNA derived from Denisovans uncovered in modern-day Melanesians, and more.
In Nature this week: analysis of nuclear DNA from ancient hominin, epigenetic influence on obesity, and more.
Nuclear DNA from 430,000-year-old hominins has indicated a close relationship with the ancestors of Neanderthals, a finding that differs from previous mitochondrial analyses.
In PLOS this week: sites in dog genome under selection during early domestication, tuberculosis transmission patterns, and more.
Researchers reported on the spotted gar genome, representing a ray-finned fish lineage that diverged prior to the whole-genome duplication affecting the teleost lineage.
Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine and Deloitte are looking into the use of drones to transport samples for testing.
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing firm 23andMe is laying off about 100 people.
Researchers from Northwestern University examined dust for antibiotic-resistance genes, New Scientist reports.
In Science this week: researchers present a computational method for predicting cellular differentiation state from single-cell RNA sequencing data, and more.