Casey Luskin examines a paper which argues that the famous beta-globin pseudogene is functional. Why is this pseudogene famous?
A couple of years ago, Professor Lents became fascinated by orphan genes, and went looking for them in the human genome.
Alexander Oparin’s 1924 prediction that origin-of-life research would be solved “very, very soon” hasn’t quite turned out right.
The tuatara genome is 5GB, making it enormous relative to other vertebrates — and full of surprises.
How can Tibetans survive high altitudes that leave lowlanders gasping? The answer is found in broken genes.