Tag: ensembl

Experimental design and population data. Credit: Carneiro et al., Science/AAAS DOI: 10.1126/science.1253714

How do animals become domesticated?

08.09.14 Rabbits provide an excellent model for studying the genetics of domestication. Bronwen Aken explains how changes in their genomes explain shifts in behaviour

How researchers cracked the secrets of the turtle’s shell and answered some of evolution’s most intriguing puzzles

Cracking the secrets of the turtle’s shell

10.06.13: How researchers cracked the secrets of the turtle’s shell and answered some of evolution’s most intriguing puzzles

Knowing zebrafish, knowing you – understanding zebrafish genomes, unlocking human health

30 Jul 2012: Understanding how the zebrafish genome works allows us to understand human health and disease