Getting here from there: Mitochondrial genome clarifies North American migration models
Communication channel between cells and machines paves way toward bio-hybrid robots
Forensic speciation: Splicing genetic and phylogenic trees of life
Focusing the phenotype: Controlling genetic expression through external feedback
DNA used to encode a book and other digital information
Friendly Fungi: Elucidating the fungal biosynthesis of stipitatic acid
Something old, something new: Evolution and the structural divergence of duplicate genes
Genes ex silico: Computer-designed virus yields phenotype expression benefits
Centuries-old DNA helps identify origins of slave skeletons found in Caribbean
More than 300 years ago, three African-born slaves died on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin. No written records memorialized their fate, and their names and precise ethnic background remained a mystery. ...
Genetically speaking, mammals are more like their fathers
You might resemble or act more like your mother, but a novel research study from UNC School of Medicine researchers reveals that mammals are genetically more like their dads. Specifically, the research shows ...
Evolving a bigger brain with human DNA
The size of the human brain expanded dramatically during the course of evolution, imparting us with unique capabilities to use abstract language and do complex math. But how did the human brain get larger ...
Biologist describes optimized cellular replication as a systems engineering problem
Genetic evidence shows loss of three basic tastes in penguins
A University of Michigan-led study of penguin genetics has concluded that the flightless aquatic birds lost three of the five basic vertebrate tastes—sweet, bitter and the savory, meaty taste known as umami—more ...