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Analyzing Genomes to Improve Disease Control in Poultry

August 23, 2019

Marek’s disease—a highly contagious viral disease caused by a herpesvirus—is a constant threat to poultry worldwide. It is…
Beyond DNA

August 7, 2019

Pretty much all of your cells have the same DNA code, yet they come in an astonishing number…
Guacamole lovers, rejoice! The avocado genome has been sequenced

August 7, 2019

We now know the DNA of guacamole. Scientists have sequenced the avocado genome, shedding light on the ancient…
First pictures of enzyme that drives new class of antibiotics

August 5, 2019

Understanding how antibiotic scaffolds are constructed in nature can help scientists prospect for new classes of antibiotics through…
Methods for Determining Similar Sequences Across Genomes

July 30, 2019

Individuals of a species differ from one another at the genetic level to various degrees. These differences represent…
Beyond finding a gene

July 23, 2019

Families living with extremely rare neurodegenerative diseases finally received an answer to the cause of their illnesses, thanks…
Super salty, subzero Arctic water provides peek at possible life on other planets

July 12, 2019

In recent years, the idea of life on other planets has become less far-fetched. NASA will send a…
New method helping to find deletions and duplications in the human genome

July 10, 2019

A new machine-learning method accurately identifies regions of the human genome that have been duplicated or deleted —…
Scientists decode DNA secrets of world’s toughest bean

July 10, 2019

UC Riverside scientists have decoded the genome of black-eyed peas, offering hope for feeding Earth’s expanding population, especially…
Study of multiethnic genomes identifies 27 genetic variants associated with certain diseases

June 20, 2019

In a study published in the journal Nature, researchers identified 27 new genomic variants associated with conditions such…
From Function to Form

June 18, 2019

Sequencing the first human genome was a herculean effort that took 13 years, hundreds of researchers around the…
Superfast Gene Sequencing Helps Diagnose Critically Ill Patients

June 13, 2019

In an analysis of the real-world impact of a pioneering test called metagenomic next-generation sequencing (mNGS), developed by…
New tool to make detecting changes in DNA much easier

June 4, 2019

Diagnosing genetic diseases is a difficult task. Biomarkers are not always identified and analysing DNA takes a considerable…
Peanut Genome Sequenced with Unprecedent Accuracy

May 2, 2019

Improved pest resistance and drought tolerance are among potential benefits of an international effort in which Agricultural Research…
Scientists say that fast advanced DNA sequencing technologies produce too many errors

January 27, 2019

99.8 % accuracy of the new methods that can read lengthy sections of genetic material is quite impressive.…
Decoding the Newborn

January 7, 2019

As genomic sequencing becomes increasingly common in the clinic, questions linger about its use and role in newborn…
Newly sequenced genomes of parasitic worms could speed development of new treatments

November 20, 2018

Parasitic worms pose a major global health threat to both humans and animals, but a major study that…
New technique promises more accurate genomes

October 26, 2018

University of Adelaide researchers have developed a new technique that will aid in a more accurate reconstruction of…
Biotia to pilot AI and sequencing-based pathogen and drug resistance detection technology in Bumrungrad International Hospital

October 11, 2018

Bumrungrad International Hospital partners with Biotia, a health tech company based in New York City, to pilot artificial…
DNA sequencing and patient data used to halt infection outbreak

October 5, 2018

The breakthrough at the John Radcliffe Hospital is significant as this is the first time an outbreak of Candida…
Golden Eagles are not endangered, but scientists are getting ready to save them – why?

September 4, 2018

Golden eagles have once been very widespread across Europe, North Asia, North America, North Africa, and Japan. However,…
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