Genetics

Map of life

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Computational biologist John Novembre uses statistics to understand human genetic history.

Making a mark

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Chuan He breaks new ground in RNA and DNA epigenetics.

Open review

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When geneticist Yoav Gilad and a colleague detected errors in an influential study, Gilad took to Twitter with their finding.

Investigating the genes that make a woolly mammoth a woolly mammoth

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First detailed analysis of the woolly mammoth’s DNA reveals how it adapted to Arctic life.

Statistically speaking

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Professor Matthew Stephens discusses statistical variation and repetition.

Permutate

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Charis Eng, AB’82, PhD’86, MD’88, discovers key genetic markers linking cancer and autism.

All aflutter

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Marcus Kronforst finds clues to evolutionary adaptation in butterfly wings.

Homing in on hope

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A Japanese cancer-genomics pioneer targets new therapies.

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