What’s the big deal about these snake genomes anyway?

One year ago today, the first snake genomes ever sequenced hit the newsstands. OK, so two papers in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences isn’t exactly the cover of Time magazine to most people, but it was big enough news that it was covered by The Huffington Post and the two most prominent interdisciplinary scientific journals, Science and Nature, the former devoting a special section to the event. Leer más.