• Many human genomes shaped by past events that caused sharp dips in the population, study finds

    3 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    The genomes of many human populations show evidence of founder events, which occur when a small number of initial members start a new population, and can lead to low genetic diversity as well as increase the risk of certain genetic diseases in the new population.
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  • New technology helps reveal inner workings of human genome

    3 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers have developed a new method to assess on a large scale the three-dimensional structure of the human genome, or how the genome folds. The genome is the complete set of genetic instructions, DNA or RNA, enabling an organism to function.
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