Monthly Archives: October 2012

What could our genomes actually tell about disease risk?

Despite the recent advances in whole-genome sequencing, two recent studies let us think that we are far from uncovering the genetic basis of common diseases risk. In fact, information relevant to complex diseases might hide within rare or even private … Continue reading

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Evolutionary consequences of sex: It’s not about what you’re doing, but who you’re doing it with…

Bacteria are one of the most ubiquitous living group and exhibit finely tuned adaptations to a wide range of habitats, even the most inhospitable ones. Their ability to evolve rapidly is at the roots of many public health issues, such … Continue reading

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