NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A Danish academic and industry initiative is focused on using genomics research into the potato to develop the tuberous vegetable plant into “a high-efficient, low-maintenance and multipurpose crop” for both food and energy production, CLC Bio, one of the partners in the initiative, said today.
 

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Researchers find that historical factors influence which genes are the most highly studied, the Atlantic reports.

The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

Researchers report using genotyping to tie together illegal ivory shipments and trace them back to a handful of cartels, the New York Times reports.

In Nature this week: genomic ancestry analysis of Sardinians, current noncoding mutations in colorectal cancer, and more.