NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — A UK court has recently convicted a letter bomber who attacked an Orchid Cellmark facility among several other targets because he was concerned about the country’s increasing reliance on DNA for surveillance, according to local media reports.
 
One such bomb exploded in Orchid Cellmark’s offices in Abingdon Jan. 18, slightly injuring a pregnant receptionist, according to The Guardian
 

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.

Researchers suggest that genetic variations could influence the side effects people experience when using synthetic cannabinoids, the International Business Times reports.

An analysis has examined the makeup of researchers on Twitter and what they share, Nature News reports.

At Stat News, Jim Kozubek argues that the Broad Institute is pushing the boundary of what a nonprofit is.

In PNAS this week: gut microbes may affect honeybee weight, phenotype and gene expression changes in DiGeorge syndrome, and more.