Gene Expression

The Neandertal genome, part n

i-c777a3cc5598a5cde3d8d950d8397042-caveman_1.jpgJohn Hawks has the details on a new paper (DOI might not work yet) coming out in PNAS. The researchers trying to reconstruct the Neandertal genome are reporting biases in degradation which is aiding their task. Scientific American has a summary.

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  1. #1 keil
    June 28, 2007

    Nice Hawks quotes in the SciAm Article. I didn’t even know about attempts to clone mammoths.