phylogenomic analysis

Researchers also used citrus genomes to untangle their relationships and suggest new taxonomic classifications.

This Week in PNAS

In PNAS this week: variants influencing Alzheimer's disease, classification framework for tropical plants, and more.

Two researchers devised a protocol to sequence DNA from ancient samples and tested it on 100-year-old museum specimens.

The study refutes previous theories suggesting that Aboriginal Australians descended from populations migrating from India 4,000 years ago.

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

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A new phylogenomic study has provided the most comprehensive picture of the insect family tree to date, pinning down when and how insect species diverged from one another.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The scourge of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa may have created circumstances that helped aid the spread of invasive Salmonella infections in the region, according to a ph

Using a new phylogenomic method known as the "analyzer of gene and species trees," or AnGST method, researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Broad Institute have gained insights into a period of gene expansion that occurred billions of years ago.

By sequencing and comparing Yersinia pestis isolates from around the world, researchers have uncovered genetic clues about the plague pathogen and its history.


Berkeley researchers have engineered yeast to make the molecule behind the hoppy taste of beer, Quartz reports.

King's College London researchers examine the influence of school type and genetics on academic achievement.

FiveThirtyEight writes that most who take a direct-to-consumer BRCA1/2 genetic test won't learn much from it.

In Science this week: early life experience influence somatic variation in the genome, and more.