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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Science & Publishing

Mapping complex traits in hemp

Researchers identified dozens of quantitative trait loci controlling important traits in Cannabis sativa. In 2014, United States federal law changed to allow scientific research on Cannabis sativa in states with regulated hemp programs. This legal shift opened the...

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by Grace Niewijk

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Naturally occurring small molecules correct mutant proteins in living cells

Yeast screens explore the therapeutic potential of chemical rescue. Anyone who’s worked in a lab knows that sinking feeling of discovering that the temperature of an incubator, carefully set the night before, has crept up...

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by Caroline Seydel

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Community Voices

Demystifying Hill Day: Early Career Leadership Program members share their experiences

It’s no secret that the unique situation we are experiencing as the result of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) outbreak is deeply affecting the lives of millions around the world, both directly and indirectly. Scientists have had...

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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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