What researchers learn by investigating species’ genomes

The following is an editorial summary.

When researchers sequence, map, and decode the genomes of other species, they often find information that matters to humans. Researches have learned about bird flu from the duck genome and learned about “junk” DNA from the floating bladderwort. They’ve even learned about human evolution by examining the lack of evolution in the bacteria that causes leprosy.

Read the full story here: Genome Digest – What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes

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