NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — A group of researchers led by the University of Delaware and backed by a $5.3 million in National Science Foundation grant will use deep sequencing technology from Illumina to study rice epigenetics, UD said today. 
 
The researchers hope that the study could lead to hardier strains of rice and shed light on similar mechanisms at work in corn and other cereal grains that are closely related to rice.
 

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