News file for: Genomics
A new web-based genetics tool can help researchers and grape breeders to identify genes that control flavor and pest-resistance.
Bangladeshi and Chinese scientists have jointly sequenced the buffalo genome, raising hopes of using the genetic information to improve milk and meat production.
The first genome sequencing of the Ice Age skeletal remains of a one-year-old boy has shown that the first human settlers in North America were from Asia and not Europe.
CNGB has launched the Fish T1K project, a study designed to unveil the mysteries of the origin, evolution and diversification of the largest group of vertebrates.
The China National Genebank has formed an alliance with BioStorage Technologies, which will provide it with biorepository expertise for the development of the biobank.
Researchers have analyzed the genome of the Yangtze River dolphin, which was driven to functional extinction by human activities.
Researchers in China have published a genomic study of transition cell carcinoma, the most common type of bladder cancer.
Interesting and captivating articles of the month from the September 2013 issue of Asian Scientist Magazine.
A team from NTU has won the top prize of US$1 million in a bioinformatics competition organized by the United States Department of Defense.
The tiger genome has been sequenced for the first time in a study that has revealed insights into how big cats evolved to become predators.