NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The University of Southern California and Johns Hopkins University have been awarded $10.4 million from the National Cancer Institute for cancer epigenomics research that will contribute data to NCI's Cancer Genome Atlas program.

Funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, JHU and USC's Epigenome Center will use the funding to collect epigenomic data from all major types of cancer over the next five years, USC and JHU said recently.

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American scientists find themselves once again warning the Trump administration not to dismiss science, the New Yorker report.

A new study suggests CRISPR could be used to save coral reefs from dying off, Forbes reports.

Researchers have found that the i-motif shape of DNA previously observed in the lab also exists in human cells, and that it may serve a purpose.

In PNAS this week: a genomic, transcriptomic, and metabolomic analysis of the tea plant, Arabidopsis thaliana's adaptations to specific local environments, and more.