NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The National Environmental Health Sciences and the Environmental Protection Agency will grant up to $54 million in total over the next five years to fund centers to study environmental factors in childhood health and well-being, including genomics research and studies of epigenetics and biomarkers for genetic risk.

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The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

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In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.