NEW YORK, May 20 - The dog genome project researchers are readying to unleash their sequencers in June, and have chosen the boxer as the breed to be sequenced, the NHGRI announced today in reporting progress on model organism sequencing efforts.

 

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The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

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