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Posted on 2016-07-28 08:13.

Suddenly, a roundworm overhauls an array of survival strategies, and researchers suspect multiple mutations caused them. But they're surprised when they trace the sweeping changes back to one tiny mutation on a single gene. It's a great hint at a genetic regulator of so-called life history trade-offs, a much observed natural phenomenon.

Science synopsis: Possible regulator gene for life history trade-offs found via pleiotropic NURF-1 mutation in C. elegans; confirmed with CRISPR Cas9

Posted on 2016-07-11 10:07.

CGIS researcher Tony Giarrusso recently installed a “Virtual Sandbox” in Rwanda where CGIS has been working with the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International for more than 10 years.

Posted on 2016-07-01 04:06.

Effective July 1, the Georgia Tech College of Sciences has a new unit focused on the life sciences — the School of Biological Sciences.

Posted on 2016-06-28 06:41.

School of Biology’s Joel Kostka, students engaged fifth-graders in oils spills, oil-eating bacteria.

Posted on 2016-06-24 09:00.

Biology professor aims to “sustain and propel” life sciences research and teaching at Georgia Tech

Posted on 2016-06-24 09:00.

Biology professor aims to “sustain and propel” life sciences research and teaching at Georgia Tech

Posted on 2016-06-24 08:34.

The new unit consolidates Georgia Tech’s strength in the life sciences

Posted on 2016-06-22 17:39.

Seminal papers by Petit Institute researcher Al Merrill get the “Classic” treatment

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