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Marmoset image from Wikimedia Commons. Credit: Manfred Werner

Marmoset genome sheds light on chimeral twins

Initial analyses of the marmoset genome provide insight into this tiny primate’s reproductive system, which is well adapted to multiple births. The marmoset sequence is freely available in the Ensembl genome explorer.

Sheep genome sequenced

Sheep genome provides rich resource for agricultural research

The new reference sheep genome, published by the International Sheep Genomics Consortium (ISGC), is freely available through the Ensembl genome explorer.

Ocean Sampling Day 2014

Ocean Sampling Day 2014: Capturing marine biodiversity

On 21 June 2014, the first Ocean Sampling Day will take place at over 160 sites throughout the world.

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