NEW YORK, May 23 (GenomeWeb News) - Shares in Sequenom were up more than 5.5 percent at $.95 in afternoon trading today after the company said its scientists have identified a link between the intracellular adhesion molecule gene ICAM1 and breast cancer metastasis.
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Under a proposed spending bill, the US National Institutes of Health would see an additional $3 billion in funding.
Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sydney sequenced numerous platypus genomes to study their population history.
Robert Redfield, the new pick to lead the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has faced criticism for some of his work.
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