News tagged with microbial genomics

A new world discovered underground

One of the most detailed genetic studies of any ecosystem to date has uncovered incredible biological diversity among subsurface bacteria. Researchers reconstructed the complete sets of genetic material, or genomes, of more ...

dateJan 24, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Proving the genetic code's flexibility

A, C, G and T - stand in for the four chemical bases that store information in DNA. A sequence of these same four letters, repeating in a particular order, genetically defines an organism. Within the genome sequence are shorter, ...

dateMar 31, 2016 in Biotechnology
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