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The oldest law of genetics says that gametes combine randomly, but experiments hint that sometimes eggs select sperm actively for their genetic assets.
Puzzle solvers rediscovered a simple mathematical result of Mendelian genetics and weighed in on a Richard Dawkins metaphor.
Can you discover a simple mathematical result of Mendelian genetics that describes how genes interact with each other?
If DNA repair makes useful mutations more likely, it could accelerate cells’ adaptations to harsh environments.
The computational immunologist Purvesh Khatri embraces messy data as a way to capture the messiness of disease. As a result, he’s making elusive genomic discoveries.
The computational biologist John Novembre uses our genetic code to rewrite the history of humanity.
How to calculate when a gene’s rate of evolution will slow to a crawl.
How quickly will a gene’s rate of evolution slow to a crawl?
A virus that causes crippling birth defects has been shown to do something else: It changes thousands of messages coming from DNA that control normal cellular activities.
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