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Ben Butkus

Editorial Director, GenomeWeb
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Ben Butkus is editorial director of GenomeWeb. He covers technologies and trends across the omics landscape with a particular interest in molecular diagnostics, infectious disease, PCR and related nucleic acid amplification technologies, and sample prep. 

According to Gizmodo, researchers have developed a list of a million nucleic acid-like polymers that could store genetic information.

US National Institutes of Health has issued a new draft data-sharing policy, ScienceInsider reports.

An opinion piece in the Washington Post argues that golden rice could save the sight and lives of many children.

In Cell this week: analysis of immune microenvironment in hepatocellular carcinoma, proteogenomic analysis of clear cell renal cell carcinoma, and more.