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New studies explore 3-D structure of DNA

In a set of papers published last week in Cell Systems, Dr. Erez Lieberman Aiden, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics and McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine and director of the Center for Genome ...

dateAug 01, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Decoding the rubber tree genome

Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science (CSRS) in Japan along with collaborators at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) have succeeded in decoding the genome sequence for Hevea brasiliensis, the natural ...

dateJun 24, 2016 in Biotechnology
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How the butterfly got its spots

By tweaking just one or two genes, Cornell University researchers have altered the patterns on a butterfly's wings. It's not just a new art form, but a major clue to understanding how the butterflies have evolved, and perhaps ...

dateJun 15, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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