Based on genome data for 3,010 Asian rice accessions, researchers retraced the domestication history and diversity of Xian/Indica and Geng/Japonica rice.
Using consumer taste ratings, genomics, and metabolomics, researchers are starting to catalog genetic variants behind tasty tomatoes.
The European Commission recently awarded the researchers €1.5 million to probe the mechanics of heart failure using proteomic, genomic, and epidemiological approaches.
Researchers sequenced and analyzed the negative-sense RNA tilapia lake virus, implicated in large die-offs of farmed and wild tilapia in Israel and Ecuador.
Re-sequencing of the Schistosoma mansoni genome provides insight into the parasite's population history.
Contrary to the notion that Europeans introduced tuberculosis to Africa, sequencing data suggests the bacterium was already there.
Researchers unraveled relationships across four clusters of Acropora digitifera off of southern Japan by resequencing more than 150 samples from the area.
Horses in the Siberian Far East appear to have been introduced by the Yakut population within the last several hundred years, adapting to the environment since then.
Two studies have discovered a set of genes originating from a historical inversion that have evolved together to produce three very different groups of male ruffs.
Domestic and Przewalski's horse genomes reveal species-specific sequences, captive breeding effects, and insights into conserving the last of the wild horses.
Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), who chairs the Senate health committee, will be retiring at the end of his term, Stat News reports.
UCSF researchers find that having two X chromosomes may contribute to women's longer lifespans, according to Discover's D-brief blog.
The Wall Street Journal reports on the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's use of genetic approaches to study foodborne illnesses.
In PNAS this week: immune cell profiling of wild baboons by social status, metabolomics profiling of esophageal tumors, and more.