<em>Base Pairs</em> podcast: Dark Matter of the Genome

Most of the genome is not genes, but another form of genetic information that has come to be known as the genome’s “dark matter.” In this episode, we explore how studying this unfamiliar territory could help scientists understand diseases such as ALS. Featuring astrophysicist-turned-genome-biologist Molly Hammell and Nobel Prize-winner Barbara McClintock. Read more.