Genetics News

Jun 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Some reef-building corals have genetic variants necessary to tolerate warm waters, according to a new study co-led by Dr Line Bay from the Australian Institute of Marine Science and Dr Groves Dixon from the University of Texas at Austin. The discovery has implications for many reefs threatened by global warming and shows for the first time that mixing corals from different latitudes may boost reef survival. Corals along the Northern part of the Great...

Jun 23, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Genetic analysis of the mandible of an anatomically modern Homo sapiens who lived in what is now Romania between 42,000 and 37,000 years ago reveals that...

Jun 12, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new study, led by Prof Minoru Tanaka of the National Institute for Basic Biology in Okazaki, Japan, shows that the foxl3 gene, which is expressed in...

May 29, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A new genomic analysis of people currently living in Egypt and Ethiopia suggests that Eurasians originated when early Africans moved north – through...

May 25, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists, co-led by Dr Carlos Alonso-Blanco of the Centro Nacional de Biotecnología in Spain and Dr Sureshkumar Balasubramanian of Monash...

May 22, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists from the Swedish Museum of Natural History and elsewhere sequenced and analyzed the draft genome of a 35,000-year-old wolf from the...

Apr 24, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Genetic researchers have sequenced and analyzed the complete genomes of two key bumblebee species – the European buff-tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris)...

Apr 23, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists from the United States, Sweden, Canada, and the UK, has sequenced and analyzed the complete high-quality genomes of two woolly mammoths...

Apr 9, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of genetic scientists, co-led by Dr Chris Tyler-Smith of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and Dr Aylwyn Scally of the University of Cambridge,...