New RNA sequencing techniques are revealing the unknown secrets of our cells
Privacy may be a small price to pay for personalized medicine
How many protein-coding genes does a human have? Far fewer than previously thought.
In a novel form of peer review, a biologist has given an colorfully fiery critique of a genome research consortium. Here's why.
President Obama is planning to back an exhaustive study of the human brain that could help researchers gain insight into … Continued
When scientists sequenced the human genome a decade ago, it was somewhat like looking at a blueprint in a foreign … Continued
The human genome was just the start
As scientists decode more and more genomes, the tree of life gets pretty complicated. It makes tough work for geneticists … Continued
The journal Nature today released a massive retrospective on the tenth anniversary of the Human Genome Project (officially celebrated June … Continued
As the cost of genome sequencing drops, questions about its role in society are becoming more pressing
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