Researchers identify biochemical functions for most of the human genome
September 5, 2012New map provides a reference for interpreting function of disease-associated regions.
Searching genomic data faster
July 10, 2012Biologists’ capacity for generating genomic data is increasing more rapidly than computing power. A new algorithm will help them keep up.
Genetic 911: Cells’ emergency systems revealed
July 3, 2012Study examines how cells exploit gene sequences to cope with toxic stress.
Scientists unveil tools for rewriting the code of life
July 14, 2011New technology from MIT and Harvard can edit DNA at the genome scale, giving cells novel functions.