NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Canary Foundation has pledged $7.5 million to Stanford University to help create a new center of excellence that will use proteomics tools to study early cancer detection.
 
Part of the pledge will also fund research conducted by Patrick Brown's lab at the school's Department of Molecular Biology and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, which uses microarrays to study how cancer cells survive and proliferate.
 

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The US National Science Foundation's new sexual harassment policy is to go into effect next month, according to Nature News.

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