Digging Up The Genetic Origins Of Inner Asia’s Mummies

Genomic analysis of the Tarim Basin mummies has revealed their origins as a local group in China’s Xinjiang region, rather than a migratory population.

RNA Editing Makes Humans Complex

Humans are able to achieve greater biological complexity due to RNA editing, according to research by scientists in Singapore and the US.

40,000-Year-Old Genome Reveals Patterns Of Early Human Migration

Genome-wide data from a 40,000-year-old man in China has revealed the complicated genetic history of Asia.

Editing Away AMD With CRISPR

CRISPR-Cas9 can be delivered directly into the eyes of mice and treat age-related macular degeneration efficiently and safely.

Koala’s Genetic Diversity Suggests Decline Caused By Humans

Unlike other marsupials, koalas are not in bred, suggesting that other factors are responsible for their decline.

Sequencing Reveals Sex-Specific Markers In Kiwifruit Genome

Scientists have found genetic information that helps to accurately distinguish between male and female kiwifruit plants.

Huawei & BGI Partner On Big Data Genome Storage Project

Huawei and BGI have formed a tag team to develop big data genome storage systems and improve the efficiency of genomic research.

WuXi NextCODE Selected To Run 100,000 Genomes Project

WuXi NextCODE has been appointed to carry out the first phase of an ambitious project to sequence 100,000 genomes in the UK.

Free Tool For Predicting R-Loops

Researchers have developed a tool that could accelerate R-loop detection and advance the emerging field of R-loop biology.

Comparing Cousins To Unravel The Secrets Of Silk

A transcriptomic analysis comparing domesticated and non-domesticated silkworm species has identified genes controlling silk color and structure.