NASA twins study explores space, the final genetic frontier

Science 04/11/19, 13:06

From his eyes to his immune system, astronaut Scott Kelly's body sometimes reacted strangely to nearly a year in orbit, at least compared to his Earth-bound identical twin — but newly published research shows nothing that would cancel even longer space treks, like to Mars.The good news: Kelly largely bounced ...

New effort will analyze genes of endangered Northwest orcas

Science 10/04/18, 16:13

A new scientific effort will sequence the genes of critically endangered orcas of the Pacific Northwest to potentially find ways to save them.The collaboration announced Thursday involves scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northwest Fisheries Science Center, the nonprofit Nature Conservancy and BGI, a global genomics company.The project ...

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