NEW YORK, April 24 - The US Department of Energy has awarded Craig Venter's Institute for Biological Energy Alternatives $9 million for genomic research on microbial communities aimed at developing methods to capture carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and produce hydrogen, the DOE said today.

 

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The Seattle Times writes that pharmacogenomics testing can help choose medications that may work best for people with depression.

Researchers report that deleting one gene from butterflies affects their wing coloration patterns, according to the Washington Post.

In PNAS this week: genome sequencing of weevil symbionts, retinoid X receptor deletion in lung cancer metastasis, and more.

Sequencing could help combat foodborne illnesses, according to a blog post by Food and Drug Administration officials.