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Genomics is a field of biology centered on mapping, understanding, and editing genomes. Recent breakthroughs in genomics have increased our understanding of hereditary diseases like diabetes, cancer, and lymphoma as well as assisted in work done in evolutionary biology and ecology. Read more about genomics at

The Pitfalls of Evolutionary Genomics

A study examines the benefits and drawbacks of evolutionary genomics. Claudius Ptolemy, an astronomer and mathematician from Alexandria in the second century, had a lofty…

Science Made Simple: What is Genomics?

Genomics is an interdisciplinary field of science that focuses on the structure, function, evolution, mapping, and editing of genomes. A genome is an organism’s complete…