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Genetics

Chinese researchers solve the complete DNA sequence of the pernicious pest, revealing some of its evolutionary secrets.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Scientists want to identify the hundreds of thousands of viruses that could potentially spill over from wildlife into humans.

Benjamin Plackett, Contributor

Genetic study suggests America’s native white-footed mice are adapting their metabolism to conquer the Big Apple.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

How an early bird grandmother helped prove that Nobel Prize-winning fruit fly research matters for human health.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Dogs and people with Williams syndrome may both owe their sociable personalities to changes in the same genes.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

A Japanese cell biologist will win the award for physiology or medicine for explaining autophagy, or "self-eating."

Inside Science Staff

It's estimated that up to a third of the athletes that we'll watch at the Olympics, will be dopers. So how do you dope and get away with it?

Alistair Jennings, Contributor

Scientists try to uncover the brilliance of Leonardo da Vinci.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Even in a perfect environment, DNA still needs defenses against oxidation.

Sara Rennekamp, Contributing Editor

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