Gene theory…ooops

An interesting story is developing that just might bring into question the fundamental principal on which the entire biotech industry was founded. That principal...

An interesting story is developing that just might bring into question the fundamental principal on which the entire biotech industry was founded. That principal -- that genes are wholly independent from one another -- turns out to very likely be mistaken, and the aftershocks will send scientists to rethink a lot about what they thought they already knew. It's early days here, but as the story points out, if true, repercussions aren't going to be limited to the lab. Is there a bigger science story so far this year?

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