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By exploring the evolution of the human genome, PNRI researchers uncover new and unexpected pathways to health.
Contagious Cancer in Shellfish Sparks Investigation by International Team of Scientists
A multimillion-dollar grant enables investigators to turn the tide on transmissible cancers in shellfish on both U.S. coasts.
How Clams Provide Clues Into Cancer Evolution
The key to learning how cancer has evolved in humans may be found by studying a surprising organism: the clam.
The Evolution of Genomes and Grapes
Meet PNRI Scientist: Rick McLaughlin
Rick McLaughlin, PhD spent his childhood observing nature. As an adult, he turned that love of nature into an exciting research career at PNRI.
Clam Discovery May Provide Insight into Cancer
Cancer is not contagious — or is it? New research suggests there is more to the story.
Digging for Clams in the San Juan Islands
Rain boots, shovels, and a clam dig — all in a day’s work for PNRI’s Metzger Lab.