Researchers at one of the UK’s leading genetics centres tell us about their serendipitous findings.
Life, uhm, finds a way.
The discovery stands to change our understanding of the Roman fishing industry and the history of two endangered whale species.
Intelligent people tend to live longer but are more vulnerable to autism and depression.
A lot has changed in the past 10 centuries — including genetics.
Such adaptations could form the evolutionary roots of human warfare.
Natives of Indonesia can dive up to 70 meters thanks to a genetic adaptation.
Their results point to East Asia (China) as the yeast’s area of origin.
Don’t blame it on genetics though.
Sometimes, it’s good to remember that even evolution doesn’t want you to be perfect. Good enough is just fine.
This discovery might lead to a new type of painkillers.
Half-synthetic life isn’t sci-fi any longer.
Money well spent!
It’s the first time CRISPR was used to store and retrieve media from DNA.
People kill themselves for all sorts of reason, but there’s a genetic makeup to it too.
The method can be used for any type of damage where the cell has to replace bits of DNA.
This could usher in a wondrous era for genetic science, but risks also loom nearby.
The genes, it’s all in the genes.
I don’t even want to speciate.