By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Scientists at the University of Florida, Gainesville, will use a $5.4 million federal grant to seek and study genetic traits in sorghum in order to boost its efficacy and sustainability as a biofuel crop and for use in developing bioplastics, UFL said today.

The grant from the US Department of Agriculture and the US Department of Energy is part of a $47 million program to fund bioenergy research.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The Jackson Laboratory has filed a complaint accusing Nanjing University of breeding and re-selling its mouse models, the Hartford Courant reports.

Oxford researchers are turning to virtual reality to visualize genes and regulatory elements, Phys.org says.

In Science this week: neutrophils rely on microRNA to protect against lung inflammation, and more.

China is moving forward with plans to sequence a million citizens, the Wall Street Journal reports.