NEW YORK, Feb 21 – Zygogen of Atlanta, Ga. will provide Curis with its proprietary transgenic zebrafish technology for use in drug discovery, Zygogen said Wednesday.

Zebrafish are similar to knockout mice in that they can serve as model organisms for finding genome-based drug targets, but they offer the advantage of being faster to breed and less expensive.

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York University researchers find genomic evidence of inbreeding in the yellow-banded bumblebee, according to Reuters.

In its survey of US adults, the Pew Research Center finds that views on the genetic engineering of animals depend on why it's done.

The Scientist reports agricultural researchers are working on a gene-stacking tool.

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