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Sequencing the genome of a newly discovered soybean pest

University of Minnesota students conducted crucial genome sequencing for the newly discovered soybean gall midge—a pest that is threatening the soybean crop, one of the most widely cultivated and consumed throughout the ...

Looking for risky viruses now to get ahead of future pandemics

Most of what scientists know about viruses in animals is the list of nucleotides that compose their genomic sequence—which, while valuable, offers very few hints about a virus's ability to infect humans.

A new tool for protein sequence generation and design

EPFL researchers have developed a new technique that uses a protein language model for generating protein sequences with comparable properties to natural sequences. The method outperforms traditional models and offers promising ...

Genes in beans: Bean genome sequenced for improved nutrition

The faba bean genome, which at 13 billion bases is more than four times the size of the human genome, has been sequenced for the first time and is published in Nature. This is an extraordinary technical achievement and crucial ...

Wheat's ancient roots of viral resistance uncovered

The DNA sequence of a gene in wheat responsible for resisting a devastating virus has been discovered, providing vital clues for managing more resistant crops and maintaining a healthy food supply.

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