Researchers applied an unbiased transposon mutagenesis sequencing method called SBCapSeq to assess heterogeneity and driver mutations in a mouse model for myeloid leukemia.
The UCR researchers will conduct rice genome sequencing studies to discover how transposable elements may affect gene expression and possibly be involved in adaptation changes.
Three papers in the latest issue of Cell are providing new insights into transposons and their potential influence on everything from human genetic variation to disease risk.
An opinion piece in the New York Times urges lawmakers to keep genetic protections in place.
Research funding in Canada is to remain mostly the same, ScienceInsider reports.
In Science this week: random DNA replication errors play role in cancer, and more.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation embarks on an open-access publishing path.