Stories tagged: genome
UPDATED: Tue., July 23, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
A National Institutes of Health program is collecting medical data in Spokane this week as part of a nationwide effort to gather information that will fuel research and promote individualized, …
Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
A group of scientists unveiled the first results Thursday of an ambitious effort to map the genes of tens of thousands of animal species, a project they said could help …
Thu., March 24, 2016, 4 p.m.
Scientists have deleted nearly half the genes of a microbe, creating a stripped-down version that still functions, an achievement that might reveal secrets of how life works.
Mon., Oct. 12, 2015
The hottest tool in biology has scientists using words like revolutionary as they describe the long-term potential: wiping out certain mosquitoes that carry malaria, treating genetic diseases like sickle-cell, preventing …