Posts in: genetics

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Origins of cooperation are still fair game

Origins of cooperation are still fair game

Scientists continue to debate whether experiments can show that our primate ancestors evolved fairness, or if cooperation is uniquely human

By | Posted January 7, 2015

GMO- A Great Medical Opportunity

GMO- A Great Medical Opportunity

Genetically modifying tobacco has created incredible medical discoveries; what else remains to be found?

By | Posted October 13, 2014

Looks like a blueberry, tastes like a tomato

Looks like a blueberry, tastes like a tomato

If genetically modified fruits should be labeled, why not change their color?

By | Posted September 17, 2014

How does colorblindness work?

How does colorblindness work?

Why some people see fewer colors than others

By | Posted July 28, 2014

Solving an old problem with older data

Solving an old problem with older data

What can the genetics of a centuries-old plant virus tell us about modern food security?

By | Posted April 21, 2014

Protecting marine life and human culture

Protecting marine life and human culture

A marine conservationist joins forces with fishermen to save fish habitats

By | Posted March 10, 2014

The crocodile time traveler

The crocodile time traveler

Evon Hekkala wrestles crocodiles, one gene at a time

By | Posted February 18, 2014

Best in show?

Best in show?

Why diseases plague purebred dogs and how breeders, owners and genetics can help

By | Posted February 10, 2014

Are those genes in my Tetris?

Are those genes in my Tetris?

Scientists find new digital ways to decipher genomic data

By | Posted November 13, 2013

Can flexibility help species avoid extinction?

Can flexibility help species avoid extinction?

Organisms keep up with a changing climate without waiting for genetic adaptation

By | Posted November 7, 2013

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