Science — 2015/05/24

by shwolff

Today’s selection of articles includes:

  1. Systematic humanization of yeast genes reveals conserved functions and genetic modularity“, by A.H. Kachroo et al. (Science). A study replaces yeast genes with their human orthologs — and finds that, in about half the genes studied, the replacement genes were functional.
  2. New film traces Cary Fowler’s quest to build the doomsday seed vault“, by Virginia Gewin (ScienceInsider).