NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Clemson University will use a new $2 million grant to study the feeding mechanisms of butterflies and moths with the aim of developing new microfluidic technologies for use in working with DNA samples and drawing liquids from single cells or tissues.

The National Science Foundation-funded research will be aimed at developing new fiber-based devices that would be capable of probing and transporting liquids that are currently impossible to reach, Clemson said this week.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.