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Superbugs meet their match in rapid genome sequencing

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Ancient boundaries are the strongest

GENETIC BOUNDARIES: 'A pioneering study into [Britain's] genetic heritage ... shows that up to 40 per cent of [British] DNA may be from Germanic ancestors, and not the Vikings, thanks to the Anglo-Saxon migrations in 450-600AD. The project, carried out by Oxford University, is particularly interesting because it would seem that this genetic make-up bears out those old traditions and clichés about how [people] relate to each other. So the age-old rivalries between Devon and Cornwall – take…

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Wellcome Image Awards: The most striking images from the world of

Magnification of thale cress Scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of an Arabidopsis thaliana flower, also commonly known as thale cress Stefan...

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Mammoth genome sequence completed

An international team of scientists has sequenced the complete genome of the woolly mammoth. A US team is already attempting to study the animals' characteristics by inserting mammoth genes into elephant stem cells.

Single-cell genomics at scale: Genome sequencing enhances our understanding of the biological world

Single-cell genomics at scale: Genome sequencing enhances our understanding of the biological world | Amazing Science

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Types of genome sequencing

Targeted genome sequencing

Spectacular Microscopic Art Is Also World-Changing Science

Confocal micrograph showing the expression of different fluorescent proteins in the stem of a thale cress seedling (Arabidopsis thaliana).

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Ash tree genome sequenced for first time

Ash tree genome sequenced for first time - BBC News