Synthetic Genomics and ExxonMobil teamed up a few years ago to develop biofuels from algae in the hopes of fueling cars and planes. But as MIT's Technology Review points out, things don't appear to have gone as planned.
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In PNAS this week: ancestry and admixture in Brazilians, characterization of novel double-stranded RNA mycovirus, and more.
Researchers report that what scents someone picks up can reflect their complement of immune genes.
The New York Times examines ethics and China's push to lead biomedical research.
At her blog, Sally Rockey dives into National Institutes of Health funding data.