A comparative study shows that lifestyle factors are more effective.
A newly unveiled sequencing machine can sequence two genomes in about a week.
A compound may repair a defective enzyme in people who metabolize alcohol poorly.
A new vaccination strategy can eliminate a disease with limited amounts of vaccine. But get the timing wrong and the disease could spread even faster.
A website highlights common genetic variations that made a splash in 2009.
Scientists have mapped the genomes of 56 species of microbes.
Sequencing tumor genomes reveals the origins of some cancer-causing mutations.
The approach might provide a way to prime the immune system against a variety of diseases.
New research shows potential for repairing cardiac tissue.
For hundreds of scientists, embryonic stem cell research takes a step into the present.