NEW YORK, Feb 28 – The Canadian Government said Wednesday it would nearly double the budget for Genome Canada, the country’s non-profit genomics research organization, to $195 million ($300 million Canadian).

Minister of Industry Brian Tobin said he would immediately provide an additional $91 million in new funding for genomic research.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

In Nature this week: statistical method for overcoming case-control imbalance issues, and more.