NEW YORK, April 4 - Myriad Genetics, Hitachi, and Oracle are funneling $185 million into a new collaborative venture, Myriad Proteomics, to map the entire human proteome by 2004, the companies said Wednesday.

The group plans to catalog all human proteins, elucidate their interactions, and identify all biochemical protein pathways within the cells, then collect this information into a proprietary database.

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.

The New York Times profiles 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki and describes how she bounced back from a bad year.

Fotis Kafatos, the founding president of the European Research Council, has died, according to the Associated Press.

In PLOS this week: genomic analysis of honeybee disease, microRNA profiles of people with lupus nephritis, and more.

The Verge's Angela Chen tried out a gene test for fitness advice, but didn't learn much new information.