Category: Science Spotlight

November 19, 2018
There’s usually significant lag between a discovery being made and a paper being published, but the team at DowDuPont didn’t waste any time to get the first DLS paper out! The study, pre-published  in May on ...MORE
There’s usually significant lag between a discovery being made and a paper being published, but the team at ...MORE
There’s usually significant lag between a discovery being made and a paper being published, but the team at DowDuPont didn’t waste any time to get the first DLS paper out! The study, pre-published  in May on ...MORE
October 15, 2018
The Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP) just had its large coming out party with the release of 15 genomes representing 14 species. Its goal is to sequence every extant vertebrate species – all 66,000 of them. And after ...MORE
The Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP) just had its large coming out party with the release of 15 genomes representing 14 ...MORE
The Vertebrate Genomes Project (VGP) just had its large coming out party with the release of 15 genomes representing 14 species. Its goal is to sequence every extant vertebrate species – all 66,000 of them. And after ...MORE
July 18, 2018
A study released today in Nature Biotechnology that found large deletions and complex rearrangements after CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing led to a $300 million drop in valuation for the three largest gene editing companies. The team ...MORE
A study released today in Nature Biotechnology that found large deletions and complex rearrangements after CRISPR-Cas9 ...MORE
A study released today in Nature Biotechnology that found large deletions and complex rearrangements after CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing led to a $300 million drop in valuation for the three largest gene editing companies. The team ...MORE
June 8, 2018
Scientists have long been interested in the functional genetic differences that distinguish humans from other ape species. Poor quality ape genome assemblies, “humanized” by using the human genome as the scaffold, ...MORE
Scientists have long been interested in the functional genetic differences that distinguish humans from other ape species. ...MORE
Scientists have long been interested in the functional genetic differences that distinguish humans from other ape species. Poor quality ape genome assemblies, “humanized” by using the human genome as the scaffold, ...MORE
March 22, 2018
Two thirds of our genome consists of repetitive sequences, and until recently many scientists didn’t care all that much. But as our understanding of the genome improves, so does our insight in the importance of many of ...MORE
Two thirds of our genome consists of repetitive sequences, and until recently many scientists didn’t care all that ...MORE
Two thirds of our genome consists of repetitive sequences, and until recently many scientists didn’t care all that much. But as our understanding of the genome improves, so does our insight in the importance of many of ...MORE
February 21, 2018
The human genome is the most studied and best characterized of all genomes by far, and much of this research was possible thanks to the excellent reference genome that’s freely available to all scientists. A good ...MORE
The human genome is the most studied and best characterized of all genomes by far, and much of this research was possible ...MORE
The human genome is the most studied and best characterized of all genomes by far, and much of this research was possible thanks to the excellent reference genome that’s freely available to all scientists. A good ...MORE
January 24, 2018
The axolotl is an odd creature. It never really grows up and stays in its larval stage throughout life. It looks like an anime character. It regenerates limbs effortlessly. And it has the largest genome ever assembled: 32 ...MORE
The axolotl is an odd creature. It never really grows up and stays in its larval stage throughout life. It looks like an ...MORE
The axolotl is an odd creature. It never really grows up and stays in its larval stage throughout life. It looks like an anime character. It regenerates limbs effortlessly. And it has the largest genome ever assembled: 32 ...MORE
November 10, 2017
Life only exists because of the ability of cells to replicate, and death can come early when a cell’s replication spins out of control. Yet exactly where eukaryotic cells start when their large genomes need to be copied is ...MORE
Life only exists because of the ability of cells to replicate, and death can come early when a cell’s replication spins ...MORE
Life only exists because of the ability of cells to replicate, and death can come early when a cell’s replication spins out of control. Yet exactly where eukaryotic cells start when their large genomes need to be copied is ...MORE
October 31, 2017
In a publication in Genome Medicine, a team of researchers from Children’s National Health Center (CNHC) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) led by Dr. Eric Vilain report the first molecular diagnoses of ...MORE
In a publication in Genome Medicine, a team of researchers from Children’s National Health Center (CNHC) and the ...MORE
In a publication in Genome Medicine, a team of researchers from Children’s National Health Center (CNHC) and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) led by Dr. Eric Vilain report the first molecular diagnoses of ...MORE
June 12, 2017
Nature recently published the most comprehensive maize B73 reference genome to date, using Bionano optical genome mapping and hybrid scaffolding. With half of the updated assembly consisting of scaffolds over 9.6 Mbp in size, ...MORE
Nature recently published the most comprehensive maize B73 reference genome to date, using Bionano optical genome mapping ...MORE
Nature recently published the most comprehensive maize B73 reference genome to date, using Bionano optical genome mapping and hybrid scaffolding. With half of the updated assembly consisting of scaffolds over 9.6 Mbp in size, ...MORE
Top