NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Ten institutes at the National Institutes of Health plan to provide $17.5 million in funding next year to support a network of as many as 14 consortia that will pursue clinical research projects focused on rare diseases.

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Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

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