NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pneumonia can be difficult to identify in some hospitalized patients due to health complications that interfere with typical diagnostic tests. Now, scientists have translated gene expression studies in mice into a potential method for detecting pneumonia in critically ill, ventilated patients using Affymetrix’s GeneChip technology.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

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