Male orchid bee Euglossa dilemma drinking nectar. Whole genome sequencing efforts by Brand et al. published in G3 revealed that E. dilemma has one of the largest genomes known for insects.

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What does a good microgrant proposal look like?

Members of the Microgrant Review Committee share their tips for a successful proposal.

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The first piece of the facial recognition puzzle

New research in GENETICS gives a first peek at the molecular pathway involved in recognizing faces.

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New Senior Editor Amy MacQueen joins GENETICS

A new senior editor is joining GENETICS in the Genome Integrity and Transmission section. We’re excited to welcome Amy MacQueen to the editorial team.

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Close-up view of a wild-type Junonia coenia wing eyespot pattern. Zhang et al. used CRISPR mutagenesis to interfere with the genetic machinery necessary for making melanin pigments in the colored scales of the butterfly wing. See Zhang et al.

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