Genomes go platinum

Genomes go platinum

Genomes go platinum Brooke LaFlamme | Nature Portfolio | February 10, 2021 Sequencing a vertebrate genome had almost become routine by 2017, but, with very few exceptions, assemblies of most diploid genomes remained highly fragmented and incomplete. The domestic goat...
Oldest DNA sequences reveal how mammoths evolved

Oldest DNA sequences reveal how mammoths evolved

Analysis of ancient DNA sequences recovered from mammoth teeth reveal North American mammoths were descended from two earlier mammoth lineages February 17, 2021 | Tim Stephens | UCSC An international team of scientists has sequenced DNA recovered from mammoth remains...
Deer DNA Starts Spilling its Weird, Cancer-Fighting Secrets

Deer DNA Starts Spilling its Weird, Cancer-Fighting Secrets

The Ruminant Genome Project just released the DNA of 44 species of the multi-stomached,headgear-bearing animals, revealing a host of biological curiosities. Photo by Micheal Duva/Getty Images Megan Molteni | Wired | June 20, 2019 YUNZHI PETER YANG was supposed to be...