Posts Tagged ‘genome’

Monarch Genome

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014
color, migration, monarchs, genome, evolution, butterflies

The monarch genome reveals the mechanisms behind migration, color and the butterfly’s origin.

The Eucalyptus Genome

Monday, June 16th, 2014
eucalyptus, genome, invasive

Can the genome of this often invasive tree remake its image as a biofuel resource of the future?

Missing DNA

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
plants, flowers, algae, dna, genome, plastid, chloroplasts, photosynthesis

Does missing DNA make a plant not a plant?

Clovis/Native American Link

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014
clovis, native american, native, indiginous, genetics, genome, montana, anzick

Genetics confirm that Native Americans are descendents of early North American settlers.

The Slow-Evolving Elephant Shark

Monday, January 13th, 2014
elephant, shark, genome, cartilage, cartilaginous, bones, immunity, rays

These cartilaginous fish have changed little in 400 million years.

Rewind: From the Field to DNA

Monday, October 7th, 2013
Brian Simison, Jens Vindum, collections, research, field work, freezers, nitrogen, tissues, dna, genome, genetics

Where does DNA come from? It all begins in the field…

Where’s the Junk?

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
bladderwort, carnivorous, plants, genome, junk, DNA, ENCODE

Could an odd plant with a terrible name show us that “junk DNA” has value after all?

Secrets from the Coelacanth Genome

Thursday, April 18th, 2013
fish, amphibians, early life, evolution, genome, coelacanth, living fossil, deep sea

The genome of the living fossil reveals big secrets…

Breaking the Code

Friday, October 5th, 2012

The ENCODE project is revealing more about the human genome.

Gene Beehavior

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Honeybees may help us understand human behavior at the gene level.

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